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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Jewish
Scripts Альфес, אלפס, אלפסי
Other Forms FormsAlfez, Elfas, Alfas, Alfasi, Alfassi

Meaning & History

Official website of the the City of Alfés (in the Province Lleida, Catalonia, Spain) says:
"The name comes from the Arabic "al-Fahs" = "field crops"."

Another possible origin: the City of Fez in Morocco with a large Jewish community:
Added 2/25/2017 by Michael E. Alfes
Edited 3/3/2020 by Mike C, LMS and Sofia