When you’re about to have a baby, it can feel like your world’s been turned upside down–in a good way.
Suddenly you’re faced with these huge to-do lists and all sorts of questions. Where will your baby sleep? What will your baby wear? What will you name your baby?
A name is a pretty big deal (and has a large impact on how people view a person, believe it or not!), it’s plain to see why so many people search Google for hours, trying to find the perfect first name for their babies.
But, when you spend all of your time looking for a first name, you might run out of steam before you find a great middle name.
That’s why I’ve been putting together my How To Pick A Middle Name series. So with a quick glance, you can find the perfect middle name for your son!
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a boy named Jude.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a boy named Jude
Let’s dive headfirst into the list.
These ideas come, mostly, from real parents of real Judes all around the world. There are also a few ideas of my own thrown in the mix!
My favorite middle names for Jude are Jude Lucas and Jude Ryan.
I like how these classic, masculine names seem to flow so well when coupled with the name Jude. There are so many choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!
Meaning of the name Jude
According to BabyCenter, Jude is a name of Hebrew origin, meaning “praise” or “praised.”
It can be used as both a boy’s name and a girl’s name, although it’s more commonly given to boys.
The name Jude is number 162 on the popularity list for boy names for 2021, moving down 26 spaces since 2020.
It’s a good option for parents wishing to use a more gender-neutral name for their child. It was also made popular by the famous song by the Beatles, Hey, Jude.
Some famous Judes are actor (David) Jude Heyworth Law and soccer player Jude Victor William Bellingham.
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Jude, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.
If you find yourself still looking, check out some discussion forums for expecting parents like Babycenter and Nameberry.
And finally, here are some guides you might want to check out while you await the arrival of your baby boy:
- A complete newborn shopping list with pictures
- A complete guide to the delivery room (equipment, photos, what to expect)
- How to find kid-friendly restaurants when you’re ready to take baby out
Hope this helps!