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Irish Surname - Judge

Origin of the Irish surname Judge

The Irish surname Judge is an occupational surname derived from the Old French word "juge," which means "judge." It was initially used to identify someone who held the office of a judge or who had the occupation of a judge's deputy or assistant. In Ireland, the Judge surname is mainly found in the counties of Mayo, Sligo, and Galway, with some occurrences in other parts of the country as well.

The surname Judge is relatively rare in Ireland and around the world. According to the 1890 Irish census, the Judge surname was ranked as the 874th most common surname in Ireland.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Judge

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Judge

There isn't a specific Coat of Arms and motto associated with the Irish surname Judge, as Coat of Arms are granted to individuals rather than surnames or families.

One example of a Coat of Arms associated with a Judge family features a silver shield with a red horizontal band across the middle, and three black leopard's heads above and below the band. Above the shield is a helmet and a crest featuring a silver lion's head with a red band around its neck.

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There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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