Greek variation of Judah

Judas Origin and Meaning

The name Judas is boy's name of Greek origin meaning "praised".
Though there were two apostles named Judas, everyone remembers the one who betrayed Jesus, and the name has been permanently shunned.

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Famous People Named Judas

  • Judas IscariotBiblical apostle who betrayed Jesus
  • Judas ThaddeusBiblical apostle
  • Judas Maccabeus aka Judah MaccabeeIsraelite revolutionary against the Seleucid Empire, founder of Hanukkah
  • Judas of GalileeIsraelite who revolted against the Roman census
  • Judas BarsabbasBiblical prophet
  • Judas Dravenalter,ego/ring name of reality TV personality Austin Matelson of "Big Brother 17"

Judas in Pop Culture

  • Judascharacter in Lauren DeStefano's "The Internment Chronicles"
  • "Judas" song by Lady Gaga
  • "Judas" song by Kelly Clarkson
  • Judas PriestEnglish heavy metal band
  • "Judas O" album by The Smashing Pumpkins