[ 1 syll. ju-de, jud-e ] The baby boy name Jude is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as JHUWD †. Jude is largely used in the English and Latin languages, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. Jude is a diminutive form of the name Judah (English).
See also the related category hebrew.
Jude is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.130% of baby boys being given the name Jude. It ranked at #156 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.128% and its ranking #157, and it was the most popular among all boy names in its group. In 2018, 24% more boys were named Jude than the subsequent ranked name, Judah. Jude has mostly been a baby boy name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Jude include Jud, Judd (English), Jad, Jade (English), Jaed, Jaede, Jaid, Jaide, Jayd, Jed (English), Jedd (English), Jeet (Indian), Jet (English), Jete, Jeth, Jethe, Jett (English), Jette, Joed, and Jost (German and Scandinavian).
† Pronunciation for Jude: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"
A famous person named Jude is Actor, Jude Law, born 29 December 1972, London, England.