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Type Surname (from nickname)
Scripts אבולעפיה‎‎(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. /ˌæ.buː.ˈlæ.fi.ə/(English)  [key·simplify]
Other Forms FormsAboulafia, Abolafia, Abouelafia, Aboulafiya, Abulafiya, Aboulafiyya

Meaning & History

From Arabic أبو العافية‎‎ (abū l-ʿāfiya) meaning "father of health" from أبو (abū) meaning "father" and عافية (ʿāfiya) meaning "health, well-being".
Added 7/28/2017 by HL
Edited 3/15/2020 by HL