The feminine name Jutta is the German form of Judith. In German it is pronounced Yutta—the u is pronounced like the u in "put."
It could also derive from the Germanic name Eutha meaning "mankind, child, descendant".
It may also be derived from a short form of Henrietta.
Jutta name holders
Countess Jutta von Sponheim
Countess Jutta von Sponheim (December 22, 1091–1136) was the youngest of four noblewomen who were born into affluent surroundings in what is currently the Rhineland-Palatinate. She was the daughter of Count Stephen of Spanheim.
Rebetzin Yitty Neustadt
- Silvas, Anna. Jutta and Hildegard: The Biographical Sources. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1998.