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Name Language Translation(s)
Aaro (H)(S) From Aharon, the great priest.  Perhaps from Aro, ring.
Aaron (H) See Aaro
Aarons (H) See Aaro
Aba (A) A garment of camel or goat hair
Aba (H) Father
Adaba (A) :Flower
Abaca (A) Hemp
Abacassis (A)(H) Also Abecassis. Non Muslim priest or clergyman.  Also the Spanish town of Cassis.
Abada   Sevice to G-d
Abadalla (A) Servant of Allah
Adabe (A)(P) Priestly
Abadee (A) See Abade
Abadi (A) Service to G-d
Abadi (A)(H) Jewish adaption of Arabic tribe
Abadia (H)(S) From Obadia: Praise G-d. the Prophet of the same name perhaps from the Spanish word for abbey, Service to G-d
Abadias (A) Abbeys or His servant.
Abadie (A) See Abade
Abady (A) See Abade
Abaiuf (HB) The chief or head of his father's house
Abalos (S) Village in La Rioja
Abaloss (S) See Abalos
Abam (AF) Second child after the twins
Aban (PE) Waters
Abanaim (H) Various Definitions
Abandalac (A) Masseur
Abandalak (A) Masseur
Abangabay (H) Aban + treasurer, customarily the treasurer of the synoguge
Abano (P) A fan from the word Avano
Abarbanel (H) Variant of Abravanel
Abarca (BA) (S) Sandal, also a city in Palencia Spain
Abarezque ? Abaresque, in the style of the Arabs
Abarim (HB) Mountain or mountain range near the plain of Moab
Abarracin (S) From Albarracin: Toponimic an area in Teruel
Abarrez (BA) Unknown  See Abarretz
Abarretz (F) City in France.  See Abarrez
Abastado (S) From the word Astado. horned cattle
Abas (A) (1) Stern or Lion  (2) Simple, primative
Abasa (A) Stern or Lion
Abasi (A)(PE) Belonging to Abas, King of Persia
Abastado (S) Rich
Abatbol (A) A maker of the tamborine or drums. Famous family from Morocco
Abato (P) Tear down, demolish, subtract
Abaud (A) Also Abboud. Devoted worshipper, obedient
Abay (A) Barking or baying of dogs.
Abayu (H) Also Avaya. Mustard plant.
Abayud (A) Abashed or dismayed
Abaz (A)(H) Lion or stearn
Aba Mazel (A)(H) Garment of camel or goat hair + good luck
Abba (A) See Abbas
Abbas (A) Lion
Abbasi (A) Lion
Abbate (A) Priest or a member of an abbot's entourage
Abbis (A) A location in Alexandria Egypt
Abbas Ibn (A) Son of Ibbas
Abbassi (A) See Abbasi
Abbate (A) Vendor or peddler
Abbati (A) Vendor or peddler
Abbina (L) White
Abbina (H) Intelligent
Abbini (L) White
Abbini (H) Intelligent
Abbo (A) G-d's servant
Abbou (A) G-d's servant
Abboudi (A) G-d's servant
Abbu (A) G-d's servant
Abbud (A) G-d's servant
Abcatar (S) From the word Catar to taste
Abd (A) Prefix meaning endurance and fortitude of the worshiper
Abdala (A) Servant of G-d
Abdalhac (A) Polisher
Abdalhach (A) Polisher
Abdalla (A) Servant of G-d
Abdallah (A) Servant of G-d
Abdel (A) Servant of G-d
Abdela (A) Servant of G-d
Abdelas (A) Servant of G-d
Abdelhac (A) Servant of G-d
Abdelhak (A) Servant of G-d
Abdias (A) His servant
Abdon (A)(H) His servant
Abdoun (A) His servant
Abdus (A) Name of the narrator of the hardith
Abe (H) Prefix meaning father of. Also see Abou
Abeasis (H) From the city of Cassis found in the book of Job
Abeassis (H) From the city of Cassis found in the book of Job
Abeatar (P) Devout
Abecasis (A) Non-Muslim priest or from the tribe of Banu Alqassis
Abecassis (A) See Abecasis Also see Abecassis
Abecassiz (A) See Abecasis
Abechar (  ) Abouchar? Also see Abek
Abechdid (  ) Abouchedid? Also see Abek
Abeck (A) See Abek
Abecvassis (P) See Abecassis
Abed (H) From the word abad, to work or serve
Abehsera (H) Common in North Africa.From the word hatsir meaning carpet made of hay or other vegatal material.  Carpet maker
Abehsera (P) Vendor
Abejamil (A) Father + handsome
Abek (A) Khezer, Tunisia
Abekhezer (A) Khezer, Tunisia
Abela (A) Vanity
Abelda (A) Small village in La Rioja
Abele (BA)(DU)(H) Animal, Cattle - White Popular Tree - Varient of Able meaning breath
Abelho (P) Old
Abelias (H) From the word Abel, breath
Abeilla (P) From the word Abelhao, bumble bee
Abell (H) Varient of Abel
Abella (H) Varient of Abel
Abella (S) From the word Bella, beautiful
Abella (S) From the Catalan, bee (more likely)
Abella (I) Also an Italian village where the Trojans lived prior to Spain
Abello (L) Variant of Abelli. A pyrenean (Celtic) god or see Abelho
Abels (H) Variant of Able. Breath
Abemenir (P) Father of + from the word menhir meaning upright stone used as a monument. Menir da Meada Portugal
Aben (A) An archaic form of Ibn meaning son of
Aben Abez (A)(H) Son of the town of Abez. Abez, Israel was occupied by the tirbe of Issachar, and means tin or white
Aben Abibe (P) Aben + a type of bird Avive is a variant or from the name Habib
Aben Aderet (H) Aben + Crown
Aben Adib (H) Aben + worshiper
Aben Alfacar (A) Aben + town Alfacar in province of Granada
Aben Alfahar (A) Aben + Al-Fajjar. Dinnerware or pottery. Town in the province of Granada, Mecina Alfahar
Aben Atar (H) Aben + Atar to encircle or to crown
Aben Athar (A) Aben + Spice merchant
Aben Ayish (H) Aben + Ayish meaning heavenly constellation Great Bear
Aben Bitas (PE) Aben + bitas meaning unique
Aben Bivas (S) Aben + from Viva meaning life or long life
Aben Crespe (I)(S) Aben + Curly as in curly hair
Aben Danon (H)(S) Aben + variant of Daniel
Aben Davon (H) Aben + dear one
Aben Elazar (H) Aben + G-d has helped
Aben Ezra (H) Aben + Ezraa, son of Ezra (Help)
Aben Faia (I) Aben + heavy eater or glutton
Aben Gadalia (H) Aben + G-d is great
Aben Habib (A)(H) Aben + Loved one. Also Chaviv and Haviv (H) loved one
Aben Haim (H) Aben + Haim meaning life.
Aben Lavie (H) Aben + Lion, from the word Lavi
Aben Menos (S) Aben + Jewsih quarter of Majorca
Aben Nahmias (H) Aben + The Lord consoles. From the word Nachamia
Aben Namias (H) See Aben Nahmias
Aben Nunez (S) Aben + Son of Nuno
Aben Pando (P)(S) Aben + A hollow or depression in the ground
Aben Rocas (S) Aben + Rock or tower of strenght. Also Roca, Roco, Rocha and Roche
Aben Saal (D) Aben + manor house or hall or person who worked there. See Aben Sala.
Aben Sala (P)(S) Aben + Living room or someone working there. Popular in Cataluna
Aben Sancho (L) Aben + Sacred
Aben Schosehan (H) Aben + Lilly
Aben Shosahan (H) Aben + Lilly from the word Shoshan
Aben Simon (H) Aben + he who hears
Aben Yaes (H) From Ben Yaich
Aben Xuxen (H) Aben + Lilly
Abenabas (A) Aben +Abas borrowed from the Muslims by the Sephardim. Meaning simple, primitive. Found in Portugal in the 15th century.  Also Abbas.
Abenabez (H) Aben + to gleam and the name of a town in the middle east
Abenabibe (P) Lapwing bird
Abenabsil (H) Aben + Fled and escaped?
Abenacan (H) Aben + Afflicted
Abenacar (T) Aben + bright
Abenacar (H) Aben + to fasten, to yoke or hitch, to join battle
Abenacaya (HB) Aben + Achaia meaning grief or trouble.  Also a region in Southern Greece and as acaya, a city in Italy
Abenacoje (S) Aben + perhaps from the word acoger, to receive or welcome. Name recorded in Austuriaa
Abenadado (H) Aben + a wood working term.
Abenadan (H) Aben + possible form of Adam.
Abenadar (H) Aben + and the sixth month of the Hebrew calendar. According to Hollywood lore, the name of the Centurian ordered to crusify Jesus, but not true .
Abenadis (AF) Aben + one who will teach us
Abenadon (HB) Aben + master, first spoken by Abraham
Abenady (H) Aben + from Nadah, prosperous
Abenaes (H) Aben + miracle
Abenaex (H) See Abenaes
Abenafino (S) Aben + Fine step, refering to the Spanish breed of the horses of the conquistadors
Abenafino (S) Aben + A pale, dry sherry from Jerrez, Spain
Abenafino (S) Aben + A weight of yarn
Abenafino (S) Aben + Clever, shrewd
Abenafion (C)(T) Aben + Fair, Blond or Opium district of Turkey, also translated as juice of the flower
Abenagau   Aben + Language and tribe of Ethopia that preceded the Falashas, "the Black Jews".
Abenahar (H) Aben + behind
Abenahar (HB) Aben + farthest end as in farthest end of the desert
Abenahar (H) Aben + perhaps from the name Aharon, exalted or enlightened one.
Abenaish (H) Aben + from Yaish meaning substance or wealth
Abenajub (H) Aben + From Jehoiakim, son of Jeshua
Abenalabean (S) Aben + warped
Abenalas (S) Aben + wings
Abenalaup (S) Aben + village of Benalup in Andalucia
Abenalazar (H) Aben + G-d will help from Eliezer
Abenalfahar (A) Aben + potter's clay
Abenalhadet (A) Aben + oral traditions from the word Hadith
Abenamar (H) Aben + command, order
Abenambran (HB) Aben + Ambran married Jochabed who begat Aron & Moses.  Also a city in Spain -Torrre de Estaban Ambran
Abenameies (G) Aben + From Plato - "A river of hell who no vessel could contain"
Abenamen (H) Aben + from the word aman, so let it be.
Abenament (L) Aben + thong or strap
Abenamias (L) Aben + Loved, a variant of the word amyas
Abenamiel (H) Aben + G-d of my people
Abenamor (A)(S) Aben(A), son of.  Amor(S), love
Abenanueva (S) Aben + new
Abenardud (H) Aben + bold.  Also Ardit, Ardud, Arditi
Abenardut (H) Aben + bold
Abenarroyo (S) Aben + deep gully, dry gulch
Abenasaya (H) Aben + son of Asias (from the famous biblical family of Israel and later Portugal
Abenassel (A) Aben + "honeyed" from the word mu"assel.  Used in the tobacco business
Abenatar (H)(S) Aben(A), son of.  Atar(S), to tie up or to crown (H)
Abenatar (A) Son of the prefumes/spices seller
Abenathar (A) From Ibn Athar, son of a spice or perfume merchant
Abenavalla (A) Aben + pretty view, from the word havala
Abenavo (P) Aben + shortened from the word Oitavo meaning eighth Also money from Macau
Abenayon (S) Aben + hedge from the word hayon
Abenayon (H) Aben +
Abenazab (A) Aben + wandering, traveling.  Also cities in Turkey & Iran
Abenazam (H) Aben + from the word Adama  meaning earth
Abenazerim ( ) Aben + perhaps the language and people of Azerbajan
Abenazo (HB) Aben + Azo, son of Eliakim
Abenazo (D) Aben + old German for noble at birth
Abenazogue (S) Aben + mercury or quicksilver
Abenbacua (L) Aben + vacuum or void from the Latin vacua
Abenbahi (A) Aben + fine, good
Abenbayte (A) Aben + from the word bayt meaning habitation or dwellings
Abenberga (A) Aben + a mountain city in Catalunia Spain
Abenbibas (S) Aben + perhaps from the word viva meaning life
Abenbidas (S) Aben + lively or smart
Abenbruch (D) Aben + marsh land
Abencabo (S) Aben + end,or cape or Sergeant
Abencaboa (S) Aben + species of shad.  Also Abensaboca.
Abencabra (A)(S) Aben(A), son of.  Cabra(S), goat or goat rancher
Abencacave (R) Aben + tinker, involved with kettles
Abencacon (H) Aben + delight. Varient of Abensason
Abencadiq (A) Aben + friend. Varient of Abensadiq
Abencadon (A) Aben + happy from Sadun. Sadon is a variant.
Abencahadia (HB) Aben + pirncess. Sahadia and Sadia are variants
Abencahal (HB) Aben + lion. Sahal and Sahl are variants
Abencai (PE) Aben + sai, muslim meaning holy one or saint. Cai is a variant
Abencar (T)(H) See Abenacar
Abencasa (S) Aben + house
Abencasi (A) Also Ibn Kasi and Al Qhasi, A ruling dynasty in Spain.
Abencasson (A)(S) Aben(A), son of. Casson(S), Brown sugar
Abencasson (S) Cason(S), old ancestral home
Abencasson (S) Cazon(S), a type of fish
Abencasson (A)(H) Son of Casson derived from Casson meaning joy
Abencaya (S) Aben + a region of Asturia Leon
Abencayde (A) Aben + Cayde, an Arab sage, Al-Cayde
Abencaydon (A) Aben + servant. Also Sayden
Abencayl (H) Aben + variant of Caleb meaning whole-hearted
Abenccahadias (H) Aben + variants of Cahadia, Sahadia, Sadia meaning assist or support G-d.
Abencedillo (S) Aben + municipality of Extremadura
Abenceholin (A)(H) Aben + ceholin and/or Seholin. Not defined
Abenchacar (A)(H) Aben + solid rock from Al Chacar and/or Sakhr
Abenchen (H) Aben + favor, grace, charm
Abencobra (P) Aben + cobra, reptile, treacherous person
Abencof (H) Aben + Kof, 19th letter of Hebrew alphabet
Abenconiel (S) Aben + perhaps the city of Conil de la Frontera in Cadiz Province, Spain
Abencosta (S)(P) Aben + Coastline, Coast
Abencota (L) Aben + cot, tunic, sheepcote
Abencredi (L) Aben + perhaps from the word credere to believer, hence a believer.
Abencrisp (L)(P)(S) Aben + curly
Abencrespin (L)(P)(S) Aben + Crispis nickname for man with curly hair.
Abencrespo (L)(P)(S) Aben + Crispis meaning curly
Abencrey (S) Aben + perhaps from the word creyente meaning believer
Abendalak (A) Aben + masseur
Abenezra (H) Son of Ezra
Abenfacen (A) Aben (A) son of, Facen  from the word Hassan, benefactor
Abenforma (A)(S) Aben (A) son of, Forma shape
Abengabay (H) Aben + Treasurer
A(a)benhaim  (H) Son of Haim
Abenito (S) Benit, Benedict
Abenjamin (H) From Benjamin, son of the south or son of the right hand.
Abenmanuel (H) Aben + Manuel and similar names meaning G-d is with us.
Abenmayor (A)(S) Aben (A) son of, Mayor (S), the eldest
Abenpulicar (P) Aben + from Polegar meaning thumb and thicker fingers of the hand.
Abenrey (S) Aben + king
Abensaboca (S) Aben + species of Shadd
Abensanto (S) Aben + saint
Abensanchez (S) Aben + Sancho
Abensur (A) From Tsour, Tyr,Lebanon
Abensusan (H) Aben + lily from shoshan
Abentsour (B) (H) Son of the rock
Abenviva (S) Abeb + life or smart
Abenvive (A)(S) Aben + life or smart
Abenzaed (A) Aben + lord
Abenxuxen (H) See Abensusan, Lily
Abergel (A) One legged man
Aberjel (A) One legged man
Abermah (A) Lancer
Abesdid (A) Fair
Abetan (A) Excommunicated
Abetar (A) A location in Syria
Abetbol (B) Drum maker
Abetibol (B) Drum maker
Abettan (A) Excummunicated
Abettane (A) Excommunicated
Abiad (A) White
Abiatar (HB) From Ebiatar, meaning more than a father, son of the priest Ahimelekh
Abiatar (HB) Plenty
Abib ( ) Dear
Abibe ( ) Dear
Abicasis (A) Non-Muslim priest
Abicassis (A) Non-Muslim priest
Abid (A) Servant of G-d
Abiego (S) A small village in Huesca
Abigador (H) From Avigador - father protector
Abigdor (H) From Avigador - father protector
Abi (HB) My  father. Used also as a prefix
Abihsira (A) Track vendor or the father of the mat
Abihssera (H)(AR) See Becerra
Abikhzer (H) Cruel Person
Abikhzir (H) Cruel Person    
Abi Sadiq (H) Father of Sadiq, sadig deriving from Tsaik  meaning righteous
Abila (A) The house
Abila (S) Avila, a Spanish town
Abiles (A) The house
Abimelek (H) G-d is the father
Abinnaxim (A) Share
Abinnoe (HB) Abi + Noah
Abirjel (A) One legged man
Abiquisis (A) Non-Muslim priest
Abirmad (A) Coal dealer
Abisdid (A) Fair, good person
Abismil (  ) Shoemaker
Abisroar (  ) Privileged
Abisror (  ) Privileged
Abistid (A) Fair, good person
Abitbol (B) Drum maker
Abitboul (B) Drum maker
Abizmil (  ) Shoemaker
Ablitas (S) A village in Navarre
Abner (H) Candle seller
Aboab (A) Stringed muscial insrument
Aboaf (A) Stringed musical instrument
Aboav (A) Stringed muscial instrument
Abocassis (A) Non-Muslim priest
Abohbot (A) Potbellied
Abokhbot (A) Potbellied
Abolaffia (A) Doctor, pharmacist
Abolaffio (A) Doctor, pharmacist
Abolafia (A) Doubting or doctor, pharmacist
Abolays (A) Doubting
Abotbol (A) See Abatbol.  Maker of Drums
Abou (A) Father, owner of.  See Abe
Aboub (A) Stringed musical instrument
Aboucaia (B) Cauterizer
Aboucaya (B) Cauterizer
Aboudarham (A) The coin dirham meaning treasurer, rich person or taxes
Aboudi (  ) G-d's servant
Abouhafseira (A) Father of the mat
Abouker (A) Happy man
Aboukheir (A) Happy man
Aboulafia (A) Doctor, pharmasist or father of tranquility
Aboulker (A) Happy man
Aboulker (A) Wealthy man
Abourbia (  ) Spring man
Abourmad (  ) Coal dealer
Abouskela (  ) Man with a scar
Aboutbol (B) Drum maker
Aboutboul (B) Drum maker
Abouteboul (B) Drum maker
Abraao (P) Abraham
Abrabanel (H) Variant of Abravanel
Abraham (HB) Abraham
Abraham of Beja (S) Abraham + Bejar a town in Salamanca
Abraham of
   Sanguesa (S) Abraham + The name of a town in Navarre
Abrahami (HB) Abraham
Abrahen (HB) Abraham
Abraim (HB) Abraham
Abram (HB) Abraham
Abrameto (HB) Abraham
Abramenti (HB) Abraham
Abramento (HB) Abraham
Abrams (HB) Abraham
Abrantes de (S)(P) A hamlet in Galicia, Spain, a city in Ribadetejo, Portugal
Abravanel (H) A limb of a limb of G-D or a variant of Abraham
Abravanel- (H)
   Dormido (S) Abravanel + Asleep
Abrekhekh (H) Yeshivah (religious school) student
Abrevanel (H) See Abravanel
Absalon (H) Peace's father
Absidid (B) Twig
Abtibois (B) Drum maker
Abtiby (B) Drum maker
Abuaba (B) From Oum El Abouab, Tunisia
Abuadari (B) See Abuaba
Abuadavi (B) See Abuaba
Abuaf (B) See Abuaba
Abucassis (A) Non-Muslim priest
Abucaya (B) Cauterizer
Abudante (S) Obedient
Abudaram (A) See Aboudarham
Abudaran (A) See Aboudarham
Abuderam (A) See Aboudarham
Abuderham (A) See Aboudarham
Abudrham (A) See Aboudraham
Abudi (  ) G-d's servant
Abudiante (S) Obedient
Abudiente (S) Obedient
Abuediente (S) Obedient
Abuharham (A) See Aboudarham
Abuhazeira (A) Track vendor
Abulafia (A) Doctor or pharmacist
Abulcher (A) Wealthy person
Abulker (A) One who does good to all people
Abulker (A) Wealthy person
Aburabe (A) Rabbi
Aburabi (A) Rabbi
Aburlee (A) Jeweler
Abusuleiman (A) Solomon
Abutabul   Brum maker
Abutarda (S) From Avutarda, Great Busard, a bird
Abuyusuf (A) Joseph
Abuzacaria (A) Zacarua
Abuzaglo (B) Yoke
Abuzaglo (H) The man to the perch
Abuzaglo (A) The man with the pole
Acacia (P) Name of an ornamental tree
Acco (A) Jacob
Accos (A) Jacob
Aceraf (A) Money changer
Acevedo   Place of holly plants
Acharif (  ) Tribal chief
Achema (  ) Eager
Acher (  ) Happy
Achirihe (  ) Levantine
Achquenazi (H) German
Acoca (  ) Pearl or person of worth
Acosta (S) Rib in old Castillian.  Same as Costa and Costilla.   Not coast as in modern Spanish.
Acre   Maple tree
Adahan (A) Painter
Aelion (H) The Supreme
Fergan (A) From Ait Fergan, Morocco
Fergan (A) From Ifergan, Morocco
Affonso Frances (S) Alponse French
Afia (A) Good wishes
Aflalo (A) From Assif Afella N'Draa, Morocco
Aflalo (B) From Kaar Afelilou, Morocco
Aflalo (A) From Oulad Ifli Tafilalet, Morocco
Afri (A) Rif, Morroco
Agreda (S) A village in the province of Soria
Aguado (S) Watered
Aguirre (S)(BA) A Basque family name. Wide open spacce.
Aguila (S) Eagle
Aguilon (S) Village in the province of Soria
Agusti (S) From the name Agustin
Ahuday (BR) Jew
Ailion (H) The Supreme
Aimeric (S) Aymeric a French name
Aires (S) Airs, breezes
Aix D' (F) From Aix, a city in France
Aji (T) Bitter, sharp
Aji Luna (S) Aji pertaining to saint, Luna, the moon
Akiba (HB) Israeli Rabbi during the Roman occupation
Akiva (HB) See Akiba
Akko (A) Jacob
Aknin (B) Jacob
Aknine (B) Jacob
Aknoun (  ) Infant
Akoka (  ) Pearl or person of worth
Akrich (A) Aqoriche, south of Moracco, also a difficult person
Akriche (A) See Akrich
Akrish (A) See Akrich
Al (A) An Arabic prefix meaning the.family of or house of
Al Bargeloni (A) Barcelona
Al Fasi (A) Fez, Moraco
Al Hakan (A) Wise
Al Taqana (A) Perplexed, astonished
Alabalah (S) From Alba, Spain
Alachkar (A) Red head
Aladjem (A) The Persian
Alagem (A) Barn
Alagon (S) A river in Aragon, Spain
Alalout (A) Fat
Alaluf (A) Fat
Alaman (A) German
Alamani (A) German
Alamany (A) German
Alarcon (S) Town in Spain
Alashka (B) From the Basque Ashkar or Azkar swift or quick
Alashkar (A)  

The color russet

Alatri (I) City in Italy
Alatrim (I) See Alatri
Alatino (I) See Alatri
Alazar (A) Blue eyes
Alazan (A) Blue eyes
Alazaraki (A) Blue eyes
Alazarki (A) Blue eyes
Alazraki (A) Blue eyes
Alazraque (A) Blue eyes
Alazaraqui (A) Blue eyes
Alazzraki (A) Blue eyes
Alba (A) Punishment from G-D
Alba (S) Dawn, surplice used in church , white
Alba (S) A locality in Teruel, Spain
Alba Di (S) From Alba
Albaala (A) Punishment from G-D
Albaari (A) Sailor
Albaca (S) From Albahaca, the basil plant
Albagil (A) Female horse
Albagli (A) Female horse, cart driver or coachman
Albagly (A) Cart driver, coachman
Albahari (A) Sailor
Albahary (A) Sailor
Albajari (A) Sailor
Albala (A) Alba, Spain
Albalaez (S) From Alba, Spain
Albalag (A) Moving
Albalah (  ) Alba, Spain
Albalaj (A) Alba, Spain
Albalancim (  ) Valencia
Albalansi (A) Alvalansi, An old boat
Albalas (A) Alba, Spain
Albalenci (  ) Valencia
Albali (A) Cart driver, coachman
Albares (S) Alvares, son of Alvaro
Albarez (A) Alvares, son of Alvaro
Albas (A) Falcon
Albasa (A) Falcon
Albaz (S) Falcon
Albaz (P) From Elvas Portugal
Albeda (S) Albeda, Spain
Albelauci (A) Valencia, Spain
Albelda (S) Small village in Huesca
Albeldano (S) A person from Albelda
Albenda (S) Albeda, Spain
Albert (  ) Noble, shiney
Albertini (I) Illustrious
Alberto (S) Noble, shiney
Albesa (S) A town in Lerida, Catalonia
Albida (S) Albeda, Spain
Albion (S) Ancient name for Great Briton
Albo (S) White, light skin
Albo (A) Victory
Albons (S) A locality in province of Gerona, Catalonia
Alborge (S) A locality in Zaragoza
Alborgi (S) An inhabitant of Alborge
Albou (  ) White, pure
Alboucreck (T) See Albuquerque
Albukrek (T) See Albuquerque
Albuquerque (T) From the marrano surname Albukerk of Turkey
Aburrabe (A) Rabbi
Aburrabi (A) Rabbi
Alcaiceria (S) Silk market (in Granada) or a group of shops belonging to the King and rented to Jewish merchants (Aragon,Alcarria, and Cuenca)
Alcaide (A) Judge
Alcaim (H) Vigilant, firm, resolve
Alcain (H) Vigilant, firm, resolve
Alcala (S) Acala, Spain
Alcalde (S) Mayor
Alcalahorrano (S) From Calahorrano, an inhabitant of Calahorra
Alcalai (S) Alcala, Spain
Alcalay (S) Alcala, Spain
Alcalle (S) From the word Calle meaning street.
Alcantara (S)(P) A village in the province of Caceres, a village in Portugal
Alcaniz (S) A town in Aragon
Alcastell (S) In the castle
Alcazar (S) Fortress
Alcee (  ) Tribal chief
Alceh (  ) Tribal chief
Alcercante (S) A city and province of Spaiin(
Alcheh (  ) Tribal chief
Alcheck (  ) Chief
Alcheick (  ) Chief
Alcheikh (  ) Chief
Alcione (  ) Singfisher
Alcubbi (A) From Qubba, Algeria. See also Cubi, Cubbi, Cubby
Alegre (S) Happy, merry
Alegria (S) Joy, merry
Alegrot (S) Merry
Alegure (S) Merry
Aleixo (  ) Protector
Aleluf (A) Fat, Military attendant
Alergant (R)(S) Germanic version of Alercante, a city and province of Spain
Alevi (H) The Levite
Alevy (H) The Levite
Alfaha (H) Jewel
Alfahan (H) Jewel
Alfahar (A) Brick maker
Alfaiate (A) Tailor
Alfakhar (A) Proud man, or brick maker
Alfandar (A) Tax Collector
Alfandari (A) Tax Collector
Alfandarin (A) Tax Collector
Alfandarim (A) Tax Collector
Alfandary (A) Tax Collector
Alfanderi (A) Tax Collector
Alfandri (A) Tax Collector
Alfaque (A) Doctor
Alfaqui (A) Doctor
Alfaquim (A) Doctor
Alfaquiz (A) Doctor
Alfare (A) Alfaro. Spain
Alfari (A) Seller of China
Alfarim (A) Seller of China
Alfarin (A) Seller of China
Alfaro (S) Municipality of Alfaro in the province of Logrono, Spain
Alfaro (A) The beacon
Alfasi (A) From Fes
Alfassa (A) From Fez, Morocco
Alfaya (H) Jewel
Alfayan (H) Jewel
Alfayet (H) Jewel
Alfia (A) Big wine bottle
Alfiah (A) Big wine bottle
Alfie (A) Big wine bottle
Alforja (S) Saddlebag
Algaba (S) Algaba, Spain
Algava (S) Algaba, Spain
Alge (de) (P) Alge, Portugal
Alghaz (A) Warrior
Alghozi (A) Warrior
Algranate (S)(A) From the word granate meaning garnet, also the color or From Granada
Algranati (A) From Granada
Algrannate (A) From Granada
Algranti (A) From Granada
Alguadix (S) From Gaudix, a town in Andalusia
Alguazil (S) Bailiff
Alhaquim (A) Doctor
Algodife   Sieve or screen manufacturer
Algodix   Sieve or screen manufacturer
Algodixe   Sieve or screen manufacturer
Alhoul   Cross eyed
Alicante (S) A city in Spain
Alimi   Also Halimi, intelligent, wise
Alkain (H) Vigilant, firm, resolve
Alkalai (A) From Qalate (near Fes), Algeria
Allako   Talkative
Allakou   Talkative
Allal   Heavy drinker
Allali   Heavy drinker
Allaloo (A) Fat
Allalouf (A) Fat
Allaluf (A) Fat
Allerzouz   Arzoz, Spain
Alliel   Sick
Allouch (B)(A) Sheep, lamb
Allouche (B)(A) Sheep, lamb
Alloul (B) White, virgin
Alloun (A) One who elevates the spirit
Allul (B) White, virgin
Allun (A) One who elevates the spirit
Allush (B) Sheep
Almaalem   Professor, master
Almagro (S) A town near Madrid
Almanca (S) A city in Spain Almanza
Almansa (S) A city in Spain Almanza
Almansi (S) A city in Spain Almanza
Almanza (S) A city in the province of Leon, Spain
Almazan (S) A city in the province of Soria, Spain
Almanzi (S) A city in Spain Almanza
Almeda (P) Almeida, Portugal
Almeida (A) Boating technician
Almeida (A) Street sweeper
Almeida (P) Resident of Almeida, Portugal
Almenara (A) Fire on watch towers, water channels
Almendros (S) Almond Trees
Almetre   Master
Almeyda (P) Resident of Almeida, Portugal
Almonte (S) A village in Huelva
Almoslino (S) Orator
Almosnino (S) Orator
Almosnino (S) One who gives to the poor
Almozlino (S) Orator
Almoznino (S) Orator
Almuslino (S) Orator
Al  Nakawa (A) Noble
Alnakawa (A) Noble
Aloof   chief, leader
Aloro (A) Laureated
Alouf (A) Chief, leader, champion, major general, lord, city head
Alouf (H) Chief, leader, champion, major general, lord , city head
Alphandary (A) Tax Collector
Alphanderi (A) Tax Collector
Alphandery (A) Tax Collector
Alphandry (A) Tax Collector
Alsheh (A) Tribal Chief
Alsheij (A) Tribal Chief
Alshekh (A) Tribal Chief
Altalef (A) Worthless
Altamirano (S) Altamira, Spain
Altamiro (S) Altamira, Spain
Altarac   Gold thread embroiderer
Altaras   Gold thread embroiderer
Altarass   Gold thread embroiderer
Altaraz   Gold thread embroiderer
Altarraz   Gold thread embroiderer
Altauso   Gold thread embroiderer
Alterras   Gold thread embroiderer
Altet (S) Altet, Spain
Altit (S) Altet, Spain
Aluf (B) Chief, leader, champion, major geneal, lord, Jewish city head
Aluf (H) Chief, leader, champion, major general, lord, Jewish city head
Alufo (H) Jewish city or community head
Alut (A) The biblical Lot
Alva (de) (P) From Alva, Portugal
Alvade (P) From Alva, Portugal
Alvalansi (A) Valencia, Spain
Alvalesni (A) Valencia, Spain
Alvares Corcho (S) Corcho cork
Alvaro (S) From the name Alvar
Alvo (A) Victory
Alvorada (S) Alborada, dawn
Amado (S) Loved
Amagna (A) I hope
Amar (A) Builder
Amar (S) Love
Amar (A) Farmer
Amarilljo (S) Amarillo meaning yellow, a color long used on clothing to identify Jews
Amezquita (A)(S) Mezquita a mosque
Amiel   People of G-d
Amigo (S) Friend
Amira (A) Princess
Amiras (A) Princess
Amon (A) A good person
Amorborgo   Marburg, Slovenia
Amores (S) Loves
Amsalam (A) The submissive
Amsalem (A) The submissive
Anacaz   Humble
Anafaz   Humble
Anahori   Iluminated
Anahory   Iluminated
Anania   G-d's grace
Ananias   G-d's grace
Ananou (BR) Merry
Anau   Humble
Anav   Humble
Anaw   Humble
Anchieta (S) A Basque family name
Anconero (I) Ancona, Italy
Anconina (I) Ancona, Italy
Andosilla (S) A village of Navarre
Andrada (S)(P) Old famous Galician lineage from San Martino de Andrade
Andrade (S)(P) Old famous Galician lineage from San Martino de Andrade
Andres (S) Virile, warrior, man
Andujar (S) A city in the Province of Jaen
Anes (P) Joannes or a form of Joao
Anfaoul (A) Anfa, Morocco
Anfawi (A) Anfa, Morocco
Angela (S) Angel
Angeles (S) Angels
Angelet (S) Small Angel (Catalan language)
Angeli (S) Angel
Angelini (S) Angel
Angelis (S) Angel
Angelo (S) Angel
Anguillara (I) City in Italy
Anidar   Carpenter
Anijar   Carpenter
Ankri   Lancara, Spain
Ankrie   Lancara, Spain
Annabi (A) Locality in Bone, Algeria
Annacava (A) Noble
Annahory   Luminous
Anna Kab (A) Tinsmith
Anna Quab (A) Tinsmith
Annes   Joannes
Anqonina (I) Ancona, Italy
Anriquies (S) Son of, son of Henry
Anson (S) From Anso, a small village in Huesca
Antabi (T) Ain Tab, Turkey
Antebe (T) Ain Tab, Turkey
Antebi (T) Ain TAb, Turkey
Anticoli (I) Anticoli, Italy
Antillon (S) A small village in Huesca, Spain
Antonio (P) Anthony
Antores (S) Sellers who have in good faith purchased stolen goods.
Antunes (P) Son of Anthony or Anton
Antunez (P) Son of Anthony or Anton
Aouat (B) Envious
Aouate (B) Envious
Aoudai (B) Jew
Aoudail (B) Jew
Apatron (S) Patron meaning the boss
Aplaton (GR) Plato, father of medicine
Aptekman (GR) Pharmacist
Aqoqa (  ) Pearl or person of worth
Aqnin (B) Jacob
Ara (S) Ara, Huesca, Spain
Arab   Arab
Arav   Arab
Aradi (A) Earth
Aragel (A) Man
Aragoes (S) Aragon, Spain
Aragon (S) Aragon, Spain
Aragones (S) Aragon, Spain
Araha (A) Wishing for relaxation
Arajel (A) Man
Arajil (A) Man
Arama (S) A municipality in the province of Guipuzcoa, Spain
Arame (S) A municipality in Spain (Arama)
Arami (S) A municipality in Spain (Arama)
Arana (H) A Basque family name meaning beauty, good looking
Arangel (A) Man
Arancibia (S) A Basque family name
Aranda (S) The name of several towns in Spain
Arano (S) A municipality in the province of Navarra
Arari (P) From the mountains.  Also a city in Brazil
Araujo (S) Arauja, Spain
Arab   Arab
Arav   Arab
Arba (S) A river in the province of Zaragoza
Ares(z) (S) The smaill town of Arres in Huesca
Arbi   Stepfather
Arbib   Stepfather
Arbidon (A) Gray
Arboleda (S) A group of trees, wood
Arboles (S) Trees
Arbon (S) Arbon, Spain
Arbona (S) A Basque toponimic, in the French Basque Country
Arce (S) A municipality in the province of Navarra
Archi (S) El Arich, Spain
Ardit (A) Cave in Jordan
Arditti (A) Cave in Jordan
Ardout (A) Cave in Jordan
Arenos (S) Arenys de Mar, Spain
Arenus (S) Arenys de Mar, Spain
Arevalo (S) Arevaki, Spain
Argentier (F) Silversmith
Arias (H) From the Hebrew word  arieh meaning lion.
Ariccia (I) Airccia, Italy
Aridti (A) Cave in Jordan
ariel (H) G-d"s lion
Aries (H) From the Hebrew word meaning lion. Portuguese or Galician variant of Arias.
Arino (S) A Basque family name
Ariza (S) A village in the province of Zaragoza
Armendariz (S) A Basque family name
Arnedillo (S) A town in Rioja
Arnedo (S) A town in Rioja
Ardit   Burnt
Arditi   Burnt
Arditti   Burnt
Ardity   Burnt
Arevalo (S) Arevalo, Spain
Arfout (A) Rif, Morocco
Arie (BR) Tribe of Judah
Arieh (BR) Tribe of Judah
Arnoldi (I) One who rules
Arobas   Unit of weight
Arobas (A) Furious person
Arogueti (A) I will go
Aroh (A) I will go
Aroti (S) Rueda, Aragon, Spain
Arouerouer (A) Ariouarouat, Moracco
Arouh   Long, large
Arous (A) Timid, shy
Arqeiro   Archer
Arye (A) Tribe of Judah
Arriaga (S) A Basque family name
Arragonez (S) Son of Aragon
Arraiolos de   Arraiolos, Portugal
Arrajel   Man
Arrangel   Man
Arredondo (S) Round
Arrobas (A) Furious person
Arroja (S) Throws
Arrojos (S) See Arroyo
Arrovas (A) Furious person
Arroyo (S) Deep gulley cut by an intermittent stream or province of Madrid
Arrueti (S) Rueda, Aragon, Spain
Arrusas   Open air market merchant
Arruwas (A) Furious person
Aroua (A) Aroua, Moracco
Artz   Long, large
Aruche (S) Arouche, Spain
Aruh (A) The wind
Aruh (H) From Arokh meaning long
Aruj (H) Long, see Aruh
Asael (H) G-d created, See Assael
Asal   Bee keeper
Asaov (A) Trouble maker
Asayol   Flood
Ascandrani   Alexandria, Egypt
Ascar (A) Remembering G-D
Aschenazi (H) German
Aschkenazi (H) German
Ascoli (I) Ascoli, Italy
Asda   Grace
Aseo (A) Trouble maker
Aseraf (A) Money changer
Aserat (A) Money changere
Aserrat (A) Money changer
Asevado   Place of holly plants
Aseyo (S) From the word Asear, to cleanse or bath
Asher (H) Happy
Asheron (H) Happy
Ashkenazi (H) German
Ashkenazy (H) German
Ashriqui (H) Levantine
Askenazi (H) German
Askinazi (H) German
Assa (HB) Remedy and the name of a Judean King
Assael (A) Angry
Assael (HB) God created, name of Yoab's brother
Assaf (H) He added
Assai (A) Care taker of horses
Assaias (A) Care taker of horses
Assal   Bee keeper
Assaraf (A) Money changer or trader
Assaraf (A) Pastry seller
Assarraf (A) Money changer
Assayag (A) Goldsmith, jeweller
Assayagh   Goldsmith
Assedo   Bad temper
Asseo (A) Trouble maker
Asserrat (A) Money changer
Assia Antica (S) Ancient Asia
Assias (A) Care taker of horses
Assine   Military
Assor   Olive oil manufacturer
Assouline (BR) Cliff or rocks
Assouline (A) From the tribe of Glaoua in the Atlas mountains
Assoun   Benefactor
Assous (A) Sousse, Tunisia
Assumpcao (P) He who elevates himself
Astegiano (I) Asti, Italy
Astorga (S) A town in the Kingdom of Leon
Astorgano (S) An inhabitant of Astorga, Leon
Astrich   Lucky with a good star
Astrik   Lucky with a good star
Astrologo (S) Astologer
Astruc   Lucky with a good star
Astrug   Lucky with a good star
Astrugo   Lucky with a good star
Asubel (A) Waves
Asulai (BR) Blue eyes
Asulin (BR) Cliff
Atal   Porter
Atalli   Porter
Atar   Grocer
Atas (A) Great sadness
Ataya (H) G-d is helper
Atayde (P) Ataide, Portugal
Ataz (A) Great sadness
Atha (A) Ata, Tunisia
Athayde (P) Ataide, Portugal
Athia (A) Gift, present, donation
Athias (A) Gift
Athon (A) Oulad Hattoun, Morocco
Athyas (A) Gift
Atias (A) Gift
Atijas (A) Gift
Atlan (A) Spoiled
Atoun   Miller
Attal (A) Porter
Attalan (A) Porter
Attali (A) Porter
Attar (A) Spice Merchant
Attas (A) Corpulent
Attes (A) Great sadness
Attia (A) Gift, donation, offering
Attiah (A) Gift, donation, offering
Attias (A) Gift
Attiya (A) Gift, donation, offering
Atton   Miller
Attoun   Miller
Aturjman (A) Translator
Atya (A) Gift, donation, offering
Auday (BR) Jew
Augodixe   Sieve or screen manufacturer
Avaiu   Father
Avalos (S) See Abalos
Avayou   Father
Avayu   Father
Avayub   Father
Aveiro (P) Aveiro, Portugal
Avelan   Wrinkled like a hazelnut
Avelar (A) Running
Avelho (P) Aveiro, Portugal
Avenbenvenist (S) From benvenist, welcome
Aver (H) Asher
Aviad (A) White
Avichay (H) Gift of my fatherr
Avila (A) The house
Avila (S) A city and province of Spain
Aviles (A) The house
Aviles (S) A town in Asturias, Spain
Avimeleh (H) G-d is king
Avimelek (H) G-d is king
Avis (De) (P) Avis, Portugal
Avishai (H) Gift of my father
Avishay (H) Gift of my father
Avnaim (H) From Af Naim, pleasant nose
Avraham (H) Abraham
Avram (H) Almighty father
Avramento (H) Abram
Axarife (A) Tribal Chief
Aya (H) To fly swiftly
Ayach (B) Long life
Ayache (B) Long life or lively
Ayala (S) A location in Alava, the Basque Ccuntry, a village in Alava
Ayan (F)(S) From Haie or Hayan meaning hedge
Ayas (B) Long life
Ayashe (B) Long life,
Ayerbe (S) A town in Aragon, a village in Huesca
Ayllon (S) A village in the province of Segovia
Ayoun   Long life
Ayres   Long life
Ayuda (S) Helps
Azan (H) From the Hebrew word hazzan, meaning cantor
Azancot (B) Gazelle
Azancot (B) From Aqa Izenkad, Ksar of Sektana Oued Draa, Morocco
Azancot (B) From Oulad Izenkad, Tribe of Ida Oultit, Sahal, Moroocco
Azancoth (B) Gazelle
Azankot (B) Gazelle
Azar   G-d  helps
Azara   G-d helps
Azaaria   G-d saves
Azarque (A) Remembering G-D
Azarki (A) Remembering G-D
Azebedo   Place of holly plants
Azeite (P)(S) Olive oil
Azeitado (P)(S) Stained with olive oil
Azencot (B) Gazelle
Azerad   Manufacture of knits
Azeraf   From Assaraf meaning money changer
Azeredo   Place of holly plants
Azeroul (B) Blue eyed man
Azerraf   Money chanager
Azevedo   Place of holly plants
Azicri (P) Remembering
Azimi (A) Barbarian, foreigner, non-Arab
Azis (B) Blue
Aziz (B) Blue
Aziza   Beloved
Azizo (B) Blue
Azrici (H) From Zacharia
Azlor (S) A locality in Huesca
Azma (S) Azma, Spain
Azobi   Raisin
Azobib   Raisin
Azogue (B) Butchery
Azogui (B) Butchery
Azor (S) A bird, the goshawk
Azores (P) Azors, Portugal
Azoubib   Raisin seller
Azoulai (B) Blue eyes
Azoulial (B) Good
Azoulay (B) Blue eyes
Azoulaly (B) From Taazoulait, Barbeer, Morocco
Azous (B) From the word Aziz meaning the beloved
Azouz (B) The Beloved
Azran   G-d helps
Azria   G-d supports me
Azriah   G-d supports me
Azriel   G-d help me
Azrifi (A) Very nice person
Azryel   G-d help me
Azuelos   Small eyes
Azuellos   Small eyes
Azulai (BR) Blue eyes
Azulay (BR) Blue eyes
Azulley (BR) Blue eyes
Azuz (BR) The Beloved
Azzaria   G-d saves
Azzarta   G-d will help
Azzraki (A) Remembering G-D
Azzulai BR) Blue eyes
Azzullai (BR) Blue eyes

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