Judeo-Catalan Submitted Names

Judeo-Catalan names were used by Jews living in Catalonia. See also about Jewish names.
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ASSER m Finnish (Biblical, Rare), Catalan, Judeo-Catalan
Catalan and Finnish form of Asher.
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.
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.
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".
BONJUA m Judeo-Catalan, Medieval Jewish
Judeo-Catalan form of Bonjudas.
BONSENYOR m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Means "good lord". In modern times, more common as a surname.
CERONA f Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One current theory suggests, however, a derivation from Sharona.
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.
DAVÍ m Catalan, Aragonese, Judeo-Catalan
Catalan and Aragonese form of David.
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.
DRUDA f Judeo-Catalan (Rare, Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory, however, suggests a coinage as a feminine form of the Catalan masculine name Trud.
DULCIA f Spanish, Judeo-Catalan (Latinized)
Latinized form of Dulcie, used especially in Iberian countries. As a Jewish name, Dulcia was occasionally used as a translation of Naomi in former times.
DURAN m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish, Gascon
Derived from the Catalan adjective duran “steadfast".
FABIB m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Either an adaption of Ḥabīb or else of Hebrew Habib.
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.
GOYO f Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from Catalan goig "joy".
HORSA m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. Current theories include an adaption of Hebrew Hoshaya and a variant of Catalan Ursí (via the variant Ors).
JUDEA f English, Judeo-Catalan
Derived from Yehudah. This is a biblical place name, as well as the modern-day name for the mountanous area in the southern part of the land of Israel.
JUDEUA f Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Older Judeo-Catalan form of Judea.
JUEVA f Judeo-Catalan
Younger Catalan form of Judea.
MARÇOCH m Judeo-Spanish (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Judeo-Spanish and Judeo-Catalan adaption of Marzūq.
MASSIPA f Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Transferred use of the (Christian) Catalan surname Massip (also found as Macip), which is derived from Latin mancipium "youngster; servant; learner".
MAYRONA f Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Catalan feminine diminutive of Meir.
MENAX m Medieval Jewish, Judeo-Catalan
Judeo-Catalan form of Menashe.
MIRA f Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Catalan
Judeo-Spanish short form of Mirian and Judeo-Catalan short form of Miriam. In some cases it might also be a direct adoption of Judeo-Spanish mira "myrrh" (compare Spanish mirra) or an adoption of the "the popular Catalan feminine Mira, meaning "notable"".
MOSSÉ m Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Provençal
Catalan and Provençal form of Moses.
PETIT m Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Derived from Catalan petit "small", this name was used as a translation of Hebrew Katan.
PRECIOSA f Medieval English, Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Judeo-Spanish
Derived from the Old French precios (itself from the Latin pretiōsa) "precious, of great value". It was recorded three times in medieval England, in 1203 and 1279 as Preciosa, and in 1327 as Precious (which was probably the vernacular form).... [more]
REINA f Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Provençal, Judeo-Spanish
Cognate of Regina. In the Middle Ages, it was used as an equivalent of Ceti and a translation of Malka.
ZALEMA m Judeo-Spanish (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan, Medieval Jewish
Judeo-Spanish and Judeo-Catalan adaption of Salimah.