Given Name JUDAS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ιουδας (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: JOO-dəs (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From Ιουδας (Ioudas), the Greek form of JUDAH. This is the name of several characters in the New Testament including the infamous Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Jesus to the Jewish authorities in exchange for money.

Categories

apostles, biblical
VARIANT: Jude
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ioudas (Biblical Greek), Yehudah (Biblical Hebrew), Iudas (Biblical Latin), Jude (English), Yehuda, Yehudah (Hebrew), Yidel, Yudel (Yiddish)
USER SUBMISSION: Júdas