The Name Judith Essay

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The Name Judith

Is it important to know what is behind your name? Now in days, many names are given
without knowing their meanings or where they come from. For example, I was given the name
of Judith just because my parents heard it and liked it. It depends where and in which
culture were they raised. For this purpose I researched my name Judith. Some of the main
points I found were interesting to me like the history and my personality.


First, the history of my name Judith obtains interesting and important facts such as
meanings, famous people in the world, and culture. Judith's origin is Hebrew, meaning
"Praise" Dictionary of First Names, Alfred J. Kolatch (393). There is also famous people
from the past, for example, "In the old testament Judith was one of the wives of Esau".
Parentsoup.com/babynames/meanings.html. Another famous person from the past was, "The
beatiful heroine in the book of Judith (in the Apocrypha.) Kolatch (393). With this in
mind, it is interesting to know that my name has been used for thousands of years;
However, in my culture not many people are named after Judith. My name is more commun on
the Asian continent, where it was originated.


Another fact is that personality can be described just by the name. An example, on my
research I found web sites with my name wich described my personality.
Kabalarians.com/male/judith.htm., "Judith is happiest when associating with singing,
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