Judeo-Arabic Submitted Names

Judeo-Arabic names were used by Jews living in the Arab world. See also about Jewish names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABYAD m Jewish, Judeo-Arabic
Refers to a person with fair skin from the Arabic word abyad.
GALAF m Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Arabic
Judeo-Spanish form of Arabic Halif.
JAWHARA f Judeo-Arabic, Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Means "jewel, gem" in Arabic (see Jawahir).
JAYYIDA f Judeo-Arabic, Arabic
Variant transcription of Jaida.
MALIHA f Urdu, Arabic, Bengali (Muslim), Indian (Muslim), Judeo-Arabic (Archaic)
Derived from Arabic مَلِيح (malīḥ) meaning "handsome, beautiful, fair".
MAZALTUF f Judeo-Arabic (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
From the Hebrew/Yiddish phrase mazel tov, meaning "good luck".
QASMŪNA f Medieval Arabic (Moorish), Judeo-Arabic
Derived from قَسَمَ (qasama) meaning "to divide, to distribute". This was the name of a twelfth century Arabic-language Jewish poetess in Andalusia.
QURRA f Judeo-Arabic, Arabic
Means "comfort, consolation" in Arabic.
RAHIL f Judeo-Arabic (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Medieval Judeo-Arabic form of Rachel.
RIFQA f Judeo-Arabic, Arabic
Means "kindness, gentleness".
THAMIRA f Judeo-Arabic
Feminine form of Thamir.
YA'QUBU m Judeo-Arabic
Judeo-Arabic form of Jacob.
YUSUFU m Judeo-Arabic
Judeo-Arabic form of Joseph.
ZAFIRA f Arabic (Rare), Judeo-Arabic
Variant transcription of Sapphira.