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Meaning of Yehuda

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The name Yehuda has the following meaning:

One who praises the Lord God Almighty. Form of Yehudi, which is derived from Judah.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Yehuda is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Yehuda in the USA, over the past 100 years.
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The name Yehuda is pronounced as yeh-hoo-duh


Yehuda originates from the Hebrew language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Yehuda and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Yehuda: Boys - Doron, Eliezer, Elliot, Elza, Hosea, Hosie, Jeromy, Matteo, Nissan, Nissim, Oris, Yehudi, Girls - Eliana, Marilou, Sarai, Sariah, Zilpah, Zilpha, Both genders - Dagen, Eden, Jaiden, John


Popular Variants for the name Yehuda: Yechudi, Yechudit, Yehudee, Yehudey, Yehudi, Yehudie, Yehudit, Yehudy
The name Yehuda is itself a variant of Yehudi


We think the name Yehuda should fall under the following style category: Hebrew.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Yehuda to be: A charming and friendly man

In one word, you might describe Yehuda as a(n) "charming" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Yehuda (or its variants) are:

Yehuda Amichai, born on 3 May, a famous poet. Yehuda Amichai's background: Israel's greatest modern poet.

Yehuda Leib Maimon, born on 11 December, a famous politician. Yehuda Leib Maimon's background: An Israeli politician and leader of the religious Zionism movement

Yehuda Amital, born on 31 October, a famous politician. Yehuda Amital's background: The Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Har Etzion and a former member of the Israeli cabinet.
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