Judeo-Spanish Submitted Surnames
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Sephardi Jewish surname from Arabic أبو العافية (Abū l-ʿāfiya)
, a combination of أبو (abū)
meaning "father (of)", اَل (al)
"the", and عافية (ʿāfiya)
"health, wellbeing" (see the given name Aafia
AZOULAY Judeo-Spanish, Northern African
Sephardic Jewish surname with a disputed meaning; it may be derived from French azur
or Spanish azul
both meaning "blue" (ultimately from Persian لاجورد (lâjvard)
), from Tamazight izîl
meaning "good, pure, sublime", or from an acronym of the Hebrew Biblical passage אִשָּׁ֨ה זֹנָ֤ה וַחֲלָלָה֙ לֹ֣א יִקָּ֔חוּ (’iš-šāh zō-nāh wa-ḥă-lā-lāh lō yiq-qā-ḥū)
meaning "They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane".
From the pre-Roman carbalio
meaning "oak," denoting someone who either lived near an oak tree or who was like an oak tree in some way.... [more]