Jewish Submitted Names

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ABADIAN m Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish form of Obadiah.
ABAYE m Hebrew
Means "little father" in Hebrew. The rabbi Nachmani (see Nachman) (c. 280 – c. 339) was known as Abaye, to differentiate him from his grandfather with the same name.
ABBA m Ancient Aramaic, Hebrew, Jewish
Derived from Aramaic אבא (’abā’) meaning "father", which is ultimately derived from Proto-Semitic ʾab meaning "father".
ABBIR m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "knight; strong, mighty" in Hebrew. It is also a variant transcription of Abir.
ABERAH f Hebrew
Variant transcription of Abira.
ABIELA f Hebrew
Feminine form of Abiel.
ABIR m Hebrew
Means "strong, mighty" in Hebrew (compare Adir), derived from the root of אבר (ʿabar) "to strive upward, mount, soar, fly" (allegedly the name also means "aroma"; cf. the feminine אבירית (Avirit) "air, atmosphere, spirit").
ABIRA f Hebrew
Feminine form of Abir.
ABIRI m Jewish, Yiddish
Means "my hero" or "my strength" in Hebrew.
ABISHA m & f Hebrew
Variant of Abijah.
ABOUDI m Arabic, Jewish
Variant transcription of Abudi. When used in the Jewish culture, is transferred use of the surname Aboudi.
ABOUTBOUL m Jewish (Rare)
Meaning "drummer" or "drum maker/seller."
ABRAMUCCIO m Medieval Italian, Judeo-Italian, Medieval Jewish
Medieval Italian diminutive of Abramo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
ABYAD m Jewish, Judeo-Arabic
Refers to a person with fair skin from the Arabic word abyad.
ACHI m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "my brother" in Hebrew.
ACHIDAN m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "my brother judged" in Hebrew.
ACHIEZER m Hebrew
Means "my brother is a helper" in Hebrew.
ACHIRAM m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "my brother is exalted" in Hebrew.
ACHISHALOM f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Achi and Shalom, meaning "my brother is a peace" or "my brother will bring peace" in Hebrew.
ACHITOPHEL m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "my brother is foolish" or "brother of foolishness" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew ach "brother" and aph'el "to act foolishly". In the bible, this was the name of one of King David's most trusted advisors.
ACHLAMA f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "amethyst" in Hebrew.
AD f & m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "forever, eternal, eternity" in Hebrew.
ADALA f Ancient Germanic, Hebrew, Arabic
As an ancient Germanic name, this name is derived from the Germanic element adal meaning "noble", which thus makes this name a cognate or variant of Adela.... [more]
ADALAE m & f Hebrew
Variant of Adlai.
ADALAI m Arabic, Hebrew
Variant of Adlai.
ADAMA f Hebrew (Rare), American
Means "Ground / Earth" in Hebrew. Also feminine form of Adam.
ADAR f & m Hebrew
Variant of Adara ("noble, exalted, praised"). Adar features in the Jewish calendar as the name of the twelfth month of the biblical year and the sixth month of the civil year, when Purim is celebrated ("thus girls born during this period often bear the name Adara")... [more]
ADAYA f Hebrew
Variant transcription of Adaiah.
ADAYAH f Hebrew
Variant of Adaiah.
ADDAR m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Variant of Adar.
ADEL f Yiddish, Hebrew
Means "God is eternal" in Hebrew. It is also the Yiddish form of Adina.
ADERET f Hebrew (Rare)
Aderet comes from Ezekiel 17:8, meaning "glorious" in the phrase לְגֶ֥פֶן אַדָּֽרֶת (legefen ’addaret) "a glorious vine", a symbol of reborn Israel.... [more]
ADIEL m & f Biblical, Hebrew
Means "ornament of God" or possibly "God passes by". This is the name of several characters in the Bible.
ADILI f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Adi (1) and Li (2) means "my jewel" or "my ornament" in Hebrew.
ADIOR m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "jewel of light" in Hebrew, from a combination of Adi (1) and Or.
ADIRAM m Hebrew (Rare)
Combination of Adir, meaning "strong, mighty", and Ram (1), meanings "exalted" in Hebrew.
ADIV m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "kind, gracious, polite" in Hebrew.
ADIVA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Adiv.
ADMIEL m Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Means "man of God" in Hebrew.
ADNET m Hebrew
Means "son of Adam" in Hebrew.
ADNOT m Hebrew
Variant of Adnet.
ADONIAS m Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Greek form of 'Adoniyah (see Adonijah), as it first appeared in the Septuagint.
ADRIAL m Hebrew
Variant of Adriel.
ADY f & m Hebrew
Variant of Adi (1).
AFIA m Jewish
Refers to a person who possesses strength, health, or well-being.
AFIK m & f Hebrew
Means "channel" or "brook" in Hebrew.
AGABUS m Hebrew
Means "locust" in Hebrew.
AGADA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "legend" or "fairytale" in Hebrew.
AHASUERUS m Biblical, Hebrew (Latinized)
A name used several times in the Hebrew Bible, as well as related legends and Apocrypha. The name Ahasuerus is equivalent to the Greek name Xerxes, both deriving from the Old Persian language Xšayārša... [more]
AIDEL f Yiddish
Means "cultured, refined, delicate" in Yiddish.
ALEF m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Alef (written as: אלף or just as א) is the first letter of the Hebrew Alphabet.
ALEPH m Swedish (Rare), Hebrew (Rare)
Variant of Alef. In the case of Natalie Portman's son, it refers to the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
ALIN f Hebrew (Modern)
Modern name, inspired from the French name Aline.
ALJOHAR f Judeo-Spanish
Medieval Navarran Jewish name, probably derived from the Arabic phrase al Jawhari "the gem". This name was used by Jewish women in the medieval kingdom of Navarre, occurring in 14th- and 15th-century documents written by Jews in Hebrew or Ladino (Ladino being the everyday language of the Jews; it is akin to Spanish, but was written down using Hebrew characters).... [more]
ALLEGREZZA f Judeo-Italian
Judeo-Italian name derived from Italian allegrezza, a poetic term for "joy; happiness".
ALMONDA f Jewish (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Recorded in England between the 11th and 13th centuries.
ALTADONNA f Judeo-Italian (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from Italian alta, the feminine form of the adjective alto, meaning "high; deep; big; towering; elevated" and, when used in a poetic context, "grand; sublime; noble" and donna "woman; lady".
ALUMA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Possibly from the (medieval) Hebrew word אֲלוּמָה (aluma) meaning "strong, brave" (which, in modern Hebrew, sounds like the word אֲלֻמָּה (alma) "sheaf"). It is sometimes associated with the word עלמה (alma) "a young girl, a damsel".
AMADH f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish name. Could come from Amada or be an Arabic name integrated into the language.
AMADIO m Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish form of Amadeo.
AMALYA f Yiddish, Hebrew
Means "labour of Yahweh" in Hebrew. This name could also be used as a Yiddish feminine form of Amal.
AMARIS f Hebrew
Hebrew feminine form of Amariah.
AMASAI m Hebrew, Biblical
Means "strong" or "burden bearer".
AMBAR m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of word "am" means "people; nation" with the name Bar
AMELE f Yiddish
Possibly a form of Amalya.
AMIDAN m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "my people are righteous, my nation is just" in Hebrew.
AMIDOR m Hebrew
Means "my generation of people" in Hebrew.
AMIEL m Biblical, Hebrew
Variant of Ammiel. Occurs in the Book of Numbers 13:12: Amiel, who represented the tribe of Dan, was one of the twelve spies sent out by Moses to survey the land of Canaan.
AMIEZER m Hebrew
Means "my nation is my support" in Hebrew.
AMIKAM m Jewish
Means "my people has risen up" in Hebrew. This is a modern name.
AMIOR m & f Hebrew (Rare), Jewish (Rare)
Means "my nation is a light, my nation is a beacon" in Hebrew.
AMIRAM m Hebrew
Variant form of Amram. A known bearer of this name is the Israeli chemist and activist Amiram Goldblum (b. 1945).
AMIRAN m Hebrew
Variant form of Amiron.
AMIRON m Hebrew
Means "my nation is a song" or "my people sings" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew עַם (am) "nation, people" combined with Hebrew רֹן (ron) "singing, song" as well as "joyful sounds, shout of joy".
AMITI f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "my friend" or "my colleague" in Hebrew, usually used as a diminutive of Amit (2).
AMMI m Jewish, Biblical, Jewish Legend, Hebrew
Means "my people" in Hebrew. This is the name of a character in the Old Testament, Hosea's second son, who was originally named Lo-Ammi meaning "not my people" but was renamed Ammi "my people"... [more]
AMMINADAB m Hebrew
Means "my people are generous" in Hebrew. This is the name of a minor character in Genesis.
AMRAPHEL m Biblical, Hebrew
Means "one that speaks of dark things" or "he whose words are dark" in Hebrew, derived from Hebrew amár "to say" and aphél "dark, obscure". In the bible, this was the name of a king of Shinar.
AMSCHEL m Yiddish
Variant of Amshel. This name was borne by several members of the famous Rothschild family, the most notable being Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812).
AMSHEL m Yiddish
Variant form of Anshel. It should be noted that there are also sources that claim that it is derived from Hebrew amsel or amzal meaning "thrush".
ANAEL m & f Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew name of uncertain meaning, possibly "God answers" (making it an equivalent of Anaiah, using el "God" as the second element as opposed to yah "Yahweh"); alternatively the first element may be related to chanah "favour, grace" (making it a relative of Hananiah and perhaps a form of Hanniel or Channiel)... [more]
ANAI f Hebrew
Variation of Ana
ANATHOTH m Biblical, Hebrew
Apparently means "answer to prayers" in Hebrew, with the first element derived from Hebrew anáh "to answer". In the bible, Anathoth was one of the sons of Becher, who in turn was the son of Benjamin.
ANNO m Hebrew, English
Masculine form of Anna.
ANOG f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "pleasured" in Hebrew, a poetic verbal of Oneg.
ANSCHEL m Yiddish
German-Yiddish variant of Anshel.
ANSHIL m Hebrew
Hebrew Variation of Anshel
ANTOTHIJAH m Biblical, Hebrew
Essentially a combination of Anathoth with yah "Yahweh", thus the meaning is effectively "prayers answered by Yahweh". In the bible, this was the name of a member of the tribe of Benjamin.
ARAD m Persian, Biblical, Hebrew
A name of an angel.... [more]
ARAVA f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew name meaning both "willow tree" and "desert" or "savanna, prairie". Traditionally the ערבה (aravah), a leafy willow branch, is used in a waving ceremony during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot... [more]
ARAZIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "light of God" or "moon of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel who was cast out of heaven by God for having relations with earthly women.
ARBEL m & f Hebrew
Mount Arbel is a mountain in The Lower Galilee near Tiberias in Israel. From the lookout atop the mountain, one can see almost all of the Galilee into the Golan Heights including Safed, Tiberias and most of the Sea of Galilee.
ARGAMAN f Hebrew
Means "purple, red" in Hebrew.
ARIA f Hebrew
Feminine form of Ari (1).
ARII f Hebrew
Feminine form of Ari.
ARIOCH m & f Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend, Hebrew
Meaning: "a fierce lion" or "lion-like" and "venerable".... [more]
ARNAN m Hebrew, Biblical
Means "joyous" in Hebrew.
ARYE m Hebrew
Variant of Aryeh.
ASAHEL m Hebrew
Means "made by God" in Hebrew. ... [more]
ASCHER m Jewish
German form of Asher.
ASCHUR m Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Archaic)
Late medieval variant of Asher.
ASHIRA f Hebrew
Means "I will sing", directly from the Hebrew word in the Old Testament.... [more]
ASI m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Diminutive of names like Asaf, Astar and other names that beginning with the same sound.
ASIF f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "collecting" or "harvest" in Hebrew.
ASIPH m Hebrew
Variant of Asaph.
ASLIA m Hebrew (Latinized), Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of Atsalyahu, as it first appeared in the Vulgate. Also compare Esli.
ASNAT f Yiddish, Hebrew
Variant transcription of 'Asenat. 'The Biblical pronunciation is "Asnat"; today, it is often pronounced "Osnat".'
ASSER m Finnish (Biblical, Rare), Catalan, Judeo-Catalan
Catalan and Finnish form of Asher.
ASSIA f Russian, Jewish
The name of Assia Wevill. She was the lover of Ted Hughes, the husband of Sylvia Plath.
ASTAR f Hebrew
Variant transcription of 'Ester.
ASTER f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Catalan
Old Judeo-Spanish form of Esther. From Greek aster, "star". It was already used in Judeo-Latin.
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.
ATHAIAH m & f Biblical, Hebrew
Means "the Lord's time" in Hebrew. In the Bible, this was the son of Uzziah.
AUDELIA f Jewish, French
Variant of Odelia, influenced by Aude. It is most often used by French Jews.
AVIAH f Hebrew (Rare)
Variant of Avia.
AVICHAI m Hebrew
Variant of Avishai.
AVIELA f English, Hebrew
Feminine form of 'Avi'el.
AVIEZER m Hebrew
Means "my father is help" in Hebrew.
AVIGAD m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Avi and Gad which possibly means "my father is the lucky one" in Hebrew. It's quite rare name in Israel.
AVIGAL f American, Yiddish, Hebrew
Yiddish form of Avigail.
AVIGALI f American, Yiddish, Hebrew
Yiddish form of Avigal.
AVIGDOR m Hebrew (Rare)
In the Bible, the name Avigdor was one of the 6 names of Moses mention in Midrash. In modern times, this name is used as a Hebrew form of Victor.
AVIGUY m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "my father is from the valley", either from Hebrew Avi means "my father" and Guy means "valley".... [more]
AVIHAI m Hebrew
Combination of the names Avi and Hai means "my father is alive" in Hebrew.
AVIHAIL f & m Hebrew (Rare)
Modern Hebrew form of Abihail.
AVINOAM m Hebrew
Means "my father is pleasant" in Hebrew, from a combination of the names Avi and Noam.
AVIOR m & f Hebrew (Modern)
Combination of the names Avi and Or means "my father is light" or "I'll bring the light" (from the word אביא means "I'll bring") in Hebrew.
AVIOZ m Hebrew
Combination of the names Avi and Oz (2) means "my father has strength" in Hebrew.
AVIVIT f Hebrew (Modern)
Variant of Aviva, and a feminine form of Aviv.
AVRI m & f Hebrew, American (Rare)
Diminutive of Avraham.... [more]
AVRIEL m & f Hebrew (Rare), English
Name of an angel in judaism, meaning unknown.
AVRON m Italian, Jewish
Ancient Sicilian but now being used as a first name again; was taken from Sicily by Jews somewhere around 500 years ago (or longer), and became a Jewish sir-name (e.g., Arnon Avron the mathematician)... [more]
AVY m Hebrew
Variant of Avi.
AYA f Hebrew (Modern)
Modern Hebrew acronym for "The Beautiful Land of Israel" (Hebrew: ארץ ישראל היפה).
AYALON m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Ajalon.
AYANA f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Tilt of the name Maayan, which means "fountain; spring of water" in Hebrew.
AYNA f Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish variant of Chana.
AZAI m Hebrew
Means "strength" in Hebrew.
BAILEM m English, Hebrew, Yiddish
means "he who watches over his siblings." This name is usually given to the first son. Bailem is somewhat connected to Bailey.
BAR m & f Hebrew
Means "son" or "grain, cereal" in Hebrew.
BARABAS m Hebrew (Rare), Literature, English (Puritan), Biblical
Variant form of Barabbas. In literature, this is the name of the main character in Christopher Marlowe's play "The Jew of Malta".
BARCELAY m Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish form of Barsilai.
BAREKET f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "emerald" in Hebrew (see Emerald).
BAREL m & f Hebrew
Means "son of God", from a combination of Bar and #El.
BARNABI m Hebrew
Hebrew form of Barnabas.
BARNEBAS m Hebrew
Hebrew variant of Barnabas.
BARONETTA f Judeo-Italian (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Possibly an adoption of the Italian title baronetta, the feminine form of baronetto, "baronetess; female baronet".
BARTAL m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
First name that also used as a last name, it's a combination of the names Bar and Tal.
BARUH m Jewish, Hebrew
Variant of Baruch.
BARZILLAI m Biblical, Hebrew
Derived from Aramaic or Hebrew barzillay meaning "(man) of iron" or "iron-hearted", which was derived from barzel "iron". In the Hebrew Bible this was the name of three Israelites, including Barzillai the Gileadite... [more]
BASCHA f Yiddish
Variant of Basha.
BASEL f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish form of Batya.
BASHA f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish form of Batya.
BASSEVA f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish form of Batsheva.
BAT f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "girl, daughter" in Hebrew.
BATCHEN f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Bat and Chen (2) means "graceful girl" or "beautiful girl" in Hebrew.
BATIA f Jewish
Variant transcription of Batya.
BATKA f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish form of Batya.
BATKOL f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "echo" (see Hed).... [more]
BATOR f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "girl of light", from a combination of Bat and Or.
BAVA m Hebrew
Bava or Baba is the name of various figures of the Talmud.... [more]
BAYLA f Yiddish
Variant of Baila.
BECHER m Jewish, Biblical
Means "first born."
BECHORA f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Feminine form of Bechor.
BEHIRA f Hebrew, American, Yiddish
Means "clear, bright" in Hebrew.
BEILA f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish equivalent of Bella.
BEILE f Yiddish
Variant of Beila.
BEILLE f Yiddish, Jewish
French-Yiddish form of Baila and/or Beila.
BELA f Yiddish
Variant of Bella and Beila.
BELKA f Yiddish
Diminutive of Beila and its variants.
BELLIDA f Judeo-Spanish
Diminutive of Bella.
BELLULS f Jewish
From the Latin bellule (pretty, nice, well-formed), this is found in a Jewish catacomb in Rome as the name of a woman. It is possibly the precursor to such names as the Sephardic Bela and the Yiddish Shayna
BENAMMI m Hebrew, Biblical
Means "son of my people" in Hebrew. This is the name of several people in the Bible.
BENDET m Jewish
Variant of Bendit.
BENDIT m Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish form of Benedikt. This was generally used as a secular form of Baruch. (See also Seligmann)
BENEL m Hebrew
Means "son of God" in Hebrew.
BENI m Hebrew
Short form of Benyamin.
BENIMI m Hebrew
Israel boy's name meaning "Our sons"
BENUTA f Jewish (Rare), Judeo-Spanish (Rare)
Either a diminutive of Buena or a contracted form of Benvenuta.
BENVENIDA f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish form of Bienvenida.
BENVENUTA f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Italian
Judeo-Spanish for "welcome". Variation of Benvenida. Female form of Benvenuto.
BENZI m Hebrew
Hebrew boy's name meaning "Good son"
BENZION m Hebrew (Rare)
Means "son of Zion" in Hebrew.
BEREL m Jewish, Yiddish
Diminutive of Ber.
BERIAH m English, Hebrew, Biblical
Probably derived from a Hebrew root meaning "to make noise", or another Hebrew root meaning "in evil". This is the name of multiple people in the Bible.
BERSABEE f Hebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek
Greek form of Bathsheba, as it first appeared in the Septuagint. The modern Greek form of the name is Virsavee.
BERTE f Jewish, Yiddish
Means "knoll" in Yiddish. It is also considered the Yiddish form of the name Bertha.
BERURA f American, Yiddish, Hebrew
Means "pure" in Hebrew.
BESCHA f Yiddish
Variant of Bascha.
BESSELYN f Medieval Jewish, Yiddish (Archaic)
Diminutive of Basel (via its variant Besel). It was recorded in 14th-century Frankfurt, Germany.
BESULA f Jewish
This is found in the Jewish catacombs of Rome as the name of a woman.
BETHSHALOM m & f Hebrew
beth is the hebrew word for house, while shalom is the hebrew for peace. meaning house of peace.
BETSALEL m Hebrew, Biblical
Means "in the shadow" in Hebrew. In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite.
BETZALEL m Jewish
Means "in God's shadow" in Hebrew.
BEZALEEL m Hebrew (Anglicized), English (Puritan)
Anglicized form of Hebrew Betsalel, meaning "in the shadow." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Uri who was one of the architects of the tabernacle, and the name of an Israelite.
BIBI m Hebrew
Diminutive of Binyamin. This is borne by Israeli prime minister Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu (1949-).
BIELKE f Yiddish
Variant of Beylke. Jerry Bock used this for the name of Tevye's fifth daughter in his musical 'Fiddler on the Roof' (1964).
BILA f Hebrew
Short form of Bilha.
BILLA f Jewish
Variant of Bila.
BINA f Yiddish, Hebrew
Yiddish name derived from bin(e) "bee", which was originally used as a translation of the Hebrew name Deborah, though it has since become associated with modern Hebrew bina "understanding".... [more]
BINAH f Hebrew, Jewish
Variant transcription of Bina.
BLIMA f Yiddish
Variant of Bluma.
BLIMY f Yiddish
Diminutive of Blima.
BLOEMINA f Yiddish
Dutch-Yiddish diminutive of Bluma.
BLOEMKE f Yiddish
Dutch-Yiddish diminutive of Bluma.
BLÜMLE f Yiddish
German-Yiddish diminutive of Bluma.
BOBE f Yiddish
Means "grandmother" in Yiddish. This is the feminine equivalent of Zeyde.
BODHANA f Jewish, Yiddish
Bodhana is a Yiddish name, made from the combined elements of BOD (the Ukranian word meaning G-d) and HAN (from the Hebrew, meaning gracious).... [more]
BOLI f Jewish, Judeo-Spanish, Turkish
Means "honey" in Turkish.
BONA-AUNIS f Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from Latin bona, the feminine form of the adjective bonus, "good; kind; noble" and Catalan aunir, a variant of unir "to unite".
BONADONA f Judeo-Spanish (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Judeo-Spanish and Judeo-Catalan equivalent of Judeo-Italian Bonadonna.
BONADONNA f Judeo-Italian (Archaic)
Derived from Italian bona, an older form of buona, the feminine form of the adjective buono, "good; pleasant; kind" and donna "woman; lady".
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.
BONATOSA f Judeo-Catalan (Rare, Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One current theory connects this name to Bonat.
BONDIT m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Of debated origin and meaning. Some modern-day scholars consider this name a variant of Bendit, while others connect this name to Catalan bon (compare Bono) and dit, the past participle of Catalan dir "to say", and thus giving this name the meaning of "well said".
BONENFANT m Medieval Jewish, Jewish (Archaic)
Derived from French bon enfant "good child".
BONESH m Jewish
BONESH is from the Yiddish word meaning GOOD. It is related to Benesh.
BONFANTE m Medieval Italian, Judeo-Italian, Medieval Jewish
Medieval Italian form of the Late Latin given name Bonusinfans meaning "good child", which was derived from the Latin adjective bonus meaning "good" and the Latin noun infans meaning "infant, child".... [more]
BONFANTINO m Medieval Italian, Judeo-Italian, Medieval Jewish
Diminutive of Bonfante, as -ino is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.