Judeo-Provençal Submitted Names

Judeo-Provençal names were used by Jews in southern France. See also about Jewish names.
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ASTRUC m Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Provençal, Medieval Jewish, Judeo-Catalan
Derived from Provençal astruc "lucky", ultimately from Greek aster "star" and thus having the extended meaning of "born under a good star".... [more]
ASTRUGA f Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Provençal, Medieval Jewish
Feminine form of Astruc. This name was also used as a Judeo-Spanish translation of Mazal.
BONAFILIA f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish (Archaic), Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from Latin bona, the feminine form of the adjective bonus, "good; kind; noble" and filia "daughter".... [more]
BONASTRUC m Judeo-Spanish (Archaic), Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Combination of bono "good" and Astruc. This name was used as a translation of Gad and Mazal Tov.
CARECAUSA m Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from Old Occitan cara (a variant of chera) "dear; expensive" and causa "thing" with the intended meaning of "beloved person".
CHERA f Judeo-Provençal, Judeo-Spanish, Medieval Jewish
Variant of Cara influenced by French chère.
CRESQUES m Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from the Catalan adjective creixent "growing", ultimately from the verb créixer “to grow”, this name is a cognate of Crescens. In medieval Occitania, it was used to translate Tzemach.
DEULOCRESCA f Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Medieval Judeo-Provençal feminine form of Deulecresse.
DEULOSAL m Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Means "God save him". It appears to have been used as a translation of Isaiah.
FAGIM m Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Possibly a Judeo-Catalan or Judeo-Provençal vernacular form of Hayyim, reflecting the local pronunciation in medieval Occitania.
JAZIQUET m Judeo-Provençal
Judeo-Provençal variant of Isaac.
KALONYMUS m Late Greek (Latinized), Jewish, Judeo-Provençal (Archaic)
Errant latinization (or just a semi-latinization) of the Greek given name Kalonymos. The proper and full latinization of the name is Calonymus.
MAZALTA f Jewish, Judeo-Provençal (Rare), Judeo-Spanish
Most likely derived from the Hebrew expression mazal tov "good fortune".
MORDECAIX m Judeo-Provençal (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Medieval Judeo-Provençal variant of Mordechai.
MOSSÉ m Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Provençal
Catalan and Provençal form of Moses.
REINA f Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Provençal, Judeo-Spanish, Manx
Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Provençal, Judeo-Spanish and Manx cognate of Regina. As a Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Provençal and Judeo-Spanish name, it was used as an equivalent of Ceti and a translation of Malka in the Middle Ages.
SACONET m Judeo-Provençal
Judeo-Provençal variant of Isaac.
SARETA f Judeo-Provençal
Diminutive of Sara.