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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Jude
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Jude in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Jude:
Records indicate that 19,854 boys in the United States have been named Jude since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 2,456 people in the U.S. were given the name Jude. Those people are now 6 years old.
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Comments about the name Jude
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12 Positive Comments
"We are having our 3rd boy and have chosen the name Jude as his name. I think it's masculine, strong, and sophisticated." Aug. 27, 2014:
"I love the song and the name, but don't I wanna name my son Jude, I want to name him something that I could shorten to Jude. Sorta how Michael is Mike and Joshua is Josh. Anyone have any suggestions?" Jan. 30, 2013:
"I'm a 14 year old girl. My real name is Judith, but I go by Jude for short. I love this name. I also love the Beatles song:)" Feb. 20, 2011:
"My name is Jude and I am a girl! My parents wanted to name me after my grandmother who is Judy, but wanted to make sure I had a unique name. I LOVE it. I want to give my kids a gender ambiguous name also. I also like that it is a Hebrew word." Dec. 19, 2009:
"Other than the Bible, I also think of Jude Law when I hear this name and he is absolutely delicious!" Oct. 30, 2008:
"My favorite band wrote the song that made this name popular-ish, and I hope to have a boy someday and name him Jude, after his mother's favorite song." Jul. 10, 2008:
"we picked jude as our son's name and turned up with a daughter... but we've decided to keep the name if we do have a son in the future! it's a great name!!" Jul. 8, 2008:
"I hope to have a son one day and name him Jude. Such a beautiful name ..." Dec. 25, 2007:
"I LOVE this name and have it saved for my son....when he's born in the future ;)" Jun. 15, 2007:
"I love the name Jude. It reminds me of the book "Jude the Obscure." If I ever had a son, I would name him Jude." Apr. 12, 2007:
"i heard it from the bible and think its a cool name im thinking about naming my child jude.i think it would make a good girls name too." Feb. 20, 2006:
"This is my son's name. I don't know why it got so popular in the year 2000, but that's when he was born as well. I named him after the Beatles song, which has been around for a long time. Anyway, people often tell me they love the name, and it's normally easy for people to say and spell, but sometimes it's confused with Judd. I see why." Sep. 17, 2005:
5 Neutral Comments
"I love this name! I want to name my first son Jude William." Jun. 9, 2010:
"i want my child named Jude even if its a girl i love it soooo much im in love with the beetles and im only 14 hahha" Nov. 14, 2008:
"I was born in 1957 and given the name Jude Thaddeus, after one of the Apostles. A difficult name to grow up with in those times, but the Beatles song made it better known and accepted. I like it more with every passing year..." May. 7, 2008:
"Jude is an arabic name which means " the good heavy rain"" Dec. 19, 2007:
"I love my name, i love the way it sounds, and my favorite band has made me a great song...:)" Dec. 18, 2007:
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