Yehudis Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Judith:
Cognate of the Hebrew Jehudith and Yehudit, which are feminine forms of Jehuda and Yehudhah. These names, Anglicized as Judah, mean "he will be praised." Because Judah was also the name of a kingdom in ancient Palestine, the name can also mean "from Judah."
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Yehudis ranked as the 72nd most popular name for white baby girls in NYC in 2008, and ranked 143rd overall. Source: http://www.nyc.gov/html/doh/downloads/pdf/public/press09/pr076-09-babynames.pdf
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Yiddish form of Yehudit, which is the Hebrew form of Judith. means jewish girl
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