Type Surname (from location)
Usage Arabic (Maghrebi)
Scripts جزائري(Maghrebi Arabic)
Other Forms FormsDjazaïri, Jazairi
Derived from Arabic الجزائر (al-Jazā’ir) meaning "the islands", referring to the country of Algeria or referring to an Algerian person. This surname could be used to refer to someone from the city of Algiers, or just a general Algerian person.