Diminutive of Judith or variation of Judah

Jude Origin and Meaning

The name Jude is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Hebrew, Latin origin meaning "praised".
Jude may be a rising boys' name, thanks to Jude Law, but it's also a new way to spin Judy or Judith as well as a name that's long been used quietly for girls as well as boys. Alexis Stewart, daughter of Martha, named her daughter Jude and Jessica Lange plays Sister Jude on American Horror Story.

Jude Popularity

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Famous People Named Jude

  • Jude DemorestAmerican actress
  • Jude DeverauxAmerican novelist
  • Jude AbbottEnglish musician
  • Jude JohnstoneAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Jude Stewartdaughter of Alexis Stewart; granddaughter of lifestyle guru Martha Stewart
  • Sarah Jude Sutherlandadult daughter of actor Kiefer Sutherland
  • Maisy Jude Marion StellaCanadian singer of sister duo Lennon and Maisy

Jude in Pop Culture

  • Judeepistle in the New Testament
  • Sister Judefrom "American Horror Story: Asylum"
  • "Hey Jude" song by The Beatles
  • Jude Harrisonmain character in the Canadian TV show "Instant Star"
  • Judefemale character in Bridget Jones' Diary
  • Judefrom "I'll Give You The Sun" by Jandy Nelson
  • Jude Duartethe protagonist of The Folk of the Air series
  • Jude HansonLindsay Lohan's character in the film Chapter 27
  • JudeCameron Diaz's character in the film The Last Supper
  • Jude QuinnCate Blanchett's character in the film "I'm Not There"
  • Jude Hernandezfemale main character in "The Book of Broken Hearts" by Sarah Ockler
  • Judefemme fatale character in the British film "The Crying Game"
  • Judefemale main character in "Five Minutes of Heaven" by Lisa Alther
  • Judefemale character in the "Poisoning in the Pub," part of the Fethering Mystery series
  • Jude Diamondteenage girl in the children's novel "The Diamond Girls"
  • JudeNarrator and main character of Holly Black's "The Cruel Prince"