Given Name JUDE (1)

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: JOOD (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of JUDAS. It is used in many English versions of the New Testament to denote the second apostle named Judas, in order to distinguish him from Judas Iscariot. He was supposedly the author of the Epistle of Jude. In the English-speaking world, Jude has occasionally been used as a given name since the time of the Protestant Reformation.

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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ioudas (Biblical Greek), Yehudah (Biblical Hebrew), Iudas (Biblical Latin), Yehuda, Yehudah (Hebrew), Yidel, Yudel (Yiddish)
SAME SPELLING: Jude (2)
Entry updated August 26, 2016