In the Old Testament, Judah was the fourth of Jacob’s 12 sons and known as the ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel. Also, Judah Maccabee was a Jewish priest and a warrior who famously led a revolt against the Seleucid Empire. With roots in Hebrew, it has been a favorite biblical name since the late 1990s and is still appealing today. Judah Friedlander of “30 Rock” is a famous namesake.
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