Judy

Judy - A very unique female name



  Apr 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Judy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #805. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Judy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Judy? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Judy. The baby girl name Judy was given to 78 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1653 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 18,119 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Judy peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1946 on position 11.



Famous with this name

Judy Greer
Judy Wilson
Judy Garland


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Judy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Judy is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #664 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,136.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Judy is where you live.


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Judy origin and meaning

Judy is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Judy, pop culture references for the name Judy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Judy

We've found the following names that sound similar to Judy, sorted by popularity.

Judith / Jodi / Jade / Jada / Jody / Jodie / Jayda / Judi / Jaida / Jayde /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121653
20112151
20101733
20092016
20081899
20071537
20061572
20051427
20041359
20031241
20021298
20011358
20001101
19991007
19981011
1997985
1996903
1995780
1994830
1993784
1992663
1991742
1990590
1989614
1988537
1987523
1986507
1985465
1984418
1983419
1982380
1981381
1980409
1979401
1978388
1977352
1976348
1975308
1974275
1973246
1972223
1971196
1970177
1969161
1968141
1967120
196697
196586
196474
196370
196263
196158
196048
195941
195836
195738
195635
195532
195429
195327
195226
195126
195025
194920
194816
194714
194611
194513
194412
194313
194215
194116
194016
193928
193841
193791
1936117
1935143
1934184
1933226
1932258
1931320
1930347
1929383
1928436
1927405
1926377
1925392
1924425
1923463
1922466
1921501
1920519
1919587
1918611
1917619
1916657
1915720
1914842
1913887
1912667
1911888
1910805

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York664
North Carolina1104
Virginia1230
Texas1433
Illinois1767
California1791
Florida2136

Even more about Judy


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Judy a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Judy?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1946
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Judy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 18,119
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +78

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