Judith or Deborah?

If you had to choose one or the other, which do you prefer: [name_f]Judith[/name_f] or [name_f]Deborah[/name_f]?


[name_f]Judith[/name_f]! While its not something I would use personally I’d be thrilled to meet a little [name_f]Judith[/name_f]. Plus [name_f]Judy[/name_f] is adorable and I think quite ripe for a comeback where as [name_f]Debbie[/name_f] still feels dated to me.

i like both, but would probably go for deborah! it’s my grandma’s name and i love the meaning :honeybee:

I like [name_f]Judith[/name_f] better personally, but I met a [name_f]Debra[/name_f] who was around 15 recently and I thought it really suited her.



She’s sparky and upbeat also [name_f]Judy[/name_f] is a fun nickname


[name_f]Judith[/name_f]! I love [name_u]Jude[/name_u] for a girl :womans_hat:


I guess I’ll be the odd one out and go with [name_f]Deborah[/name_f] nn “Bee,” since it means “bee.” :honeybee: :honey_pot: [name_f]Deborah[/name_f] [name_f]Ann[/name_f] Woll wears it quite well and she’s young, but I realize it’s still outdated. I actually think it’s got a romantic musicality that is sadly eclipsed nowadays by its association with our parents’ era.

[name_f]Judith[/name_f] just doesn’t send me. I really dislike the nn [name_f]Judy[/name_f] too, despite being a fan of Ms. [name_u]Garland[/name_u], but I do love @katinka’s suggestion of the nn [name_u]Jude[/name_u]. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:


Definitely [name_f]Judith[/name_f]. It’s such a timeless classic.

[name_f]Judith[/name_f] so i could call her [name_u]Jude[/name_u] :grin:

[name_f]Deborah[/name_f]! love [name_f]Debbie[/name_f] as an nn

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[name_f]Deborah[/name_f]! I’ve always had a soft spot for it.

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I love [name_f]Judith[/name_f] ! I am digging a lot of J names lately. I also love all the nicknames [name_f]Judith[/name_f] could have


I actually quite like [name_f]Deborah[/name_f]! It sounds classically sweet to me, and I love the meaning of it, but just not nn [name_f]Debbie[/name_f], unfortunately :confused:

Oh wow, this was hard :sweat_smile: , but I think I would go with [name_f]Deborah[/name_f] in the end because of the meaning and because I slightly prefer [name_f]Deb[/name_f] & [name_f]Debbie[/name_f] to [name_u]Jude[/name_u] & [name_f]Judy[/name_f] (but both names and nicknames are great imo).


[name_f]Deborah[/name_f] actually. [name_f]Debbie[/name_f] is so cute whereas I don’t love [name_f]Judy[/name_f] much. [name_f]Judith[/name_f] is just so formal in my head.

[name_f]Judith[/name_f] nickname [name_f]Judy[/name_f]. I started loving [name_f]Judy[/name_f] when I read the delightful old novel Daddy [name_m]Long[/name_m] Legs (where it was short for Jerusha), but [name_f]Deborah[/name_f] still sounds dated to me because I associate it with several middle aged Deborahs I know

[name_f]Judith[/name_f]! 100%! In fact this is my second daughter’s name! She goes by [name_f]Judy[/name_f] or [name_f]Juju[/name_f]. [name_f]My[/name_f] sister is [name_f]Deborah[/name_f] so I love this name as well.