Judge Family History
Judge Name Meaning
English: occupational name for an officer of justice or a nickname for a solemn and authoritative person thought to behave like a judge from Middle English Old French juge ‘judge’ (from Latin iudex from ius ‘law’ + dicere ‘to say’) which replaced the Old English term dēma. Compare Dempster . Irish (Mayo): part translation of Gaelic Mac an Bhreitheamhain later Mac an Bhreithimh ‘son of the judge (breitheamhnach)’. Compare Brain .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022