- a masculine name
- one of the twelve Apostles: his day is Oct. 28: also called Judas, Saint Jude
- a book of the New Testament, the Letter of Jude: abbrev. Jd
- its author, perhaps the Judas called Jesus' brother
Origin of JudeGreek Iouda from Hebrew yəhûdâ
Saintfl. first century AD
One of the 12 Apostles. He is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless.