Judeo-French Submitted Names

Judeo-French names were used by Zarphatic-speaking Jews of northern France.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abeley m Judeo-French
Variant of Abel.
Aberlin m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Abraham.
Alemande f Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Derived from Old French alemande, the feminine form of the adjective alemant "German". This name might originally have been given to someone of German ancestry or to someone whose ancestors came from the town of Allemagne in Normandy (present-day Fleury-sur-Orne).
Alyes f Judeo-French
Judeo-French variant of Alice.
Amie f Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Derived from Old French amie "(female) friend; (female) lover", ultimately from Latin amica.
Arye m Hebrew, Judeo-French
Hebrew variant of Aryeh and Judeo-French variant of Arie 2.
Aster f Judeo-French, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Catalan
Old Judeo-Spanish form and Judeo-French variant of Esther via Greek aster, "star". It was already used in Judeo-Latin.
Aym m Judeo-French
Variant of Haim via the variant Haym.
Bacceva f Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-French and Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of Batsheva.
Baru m Judeo-French
Judeo-French form of Baruh-
Baruc m Galician, Judeo-French
Galician form and Judeo-French variant of Baruch.
Basseva f Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-French and Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of Batsheva.
Beila f Judeo-French, Yiddish
Yiddish and Judeo-French equivalent of Bella.
Bela f Yiddish, Judeo-French
Yiddish variant of Bella and Beila and Judeo-French variant of Bele.
Bele f Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
Derived from Old French bele, the feminine form of the adjective biau, bel "graceful, elegant, courteous; noble; handsome; beautiful".
Belete f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Bele.
Bendit m Jewish, Yiddish, Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
Yiddish form of Benedikt. This was generally used as a secular form of Baruch. (See also Seligmann)
Bernart m Medieval French, Medieval Occitan, Judeo-French
Old French and Old Occitan forms of Bernard.
Bessel f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Bethsabe.
Bethsabe f Judeo-French
Judeo-French form of Bathsheba.
Beyle f Judeo-French
Variant of Bele.
Bezzeline f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Bezzel.
Bona f Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
Derived from Latin bona "good or brave woman".
Bonami m Medieval Jewish, Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
Variant of Bonamy. This name was occasionally used by medieval English Jews as a translation or secular name of Benjamin due to its phonetic similarity.
Bonamy m Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
Derived from Middle French bon "good (virtuous, having positive qualities)" and ami "friend". This name was also used as a secular form of Benjamin,
Bonjour m Judeo-French
Derived from Old French bon "good (not of poor quality)" and French jour "day".
Bonna f Judeo-French
Variant of Bona.
Bonne f Medieval French, Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Medieval French, Judeo-French and Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of Bona. It was borne by Bonne of Luxembourg (1315-1349), the wife of John II of France.
Bonnefille f Judeo-French
Judeo-French cognate of Bonafilia.
Brunetta f Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Derived from Middle French brune, the feminine form of the adjective brun, "brown (the color)" (ultimately from Old French brun “polished, shiny, brown”), and denoting a woman with brown hair.
Calot m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Calo.
Coussiel m Yiddish (Archaic), Judeo-French
Archaic French-Yiddish and Judeo-French form of Kusel.
Crespel m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Crespin.
Crespin m Lengadocian, Provençal, Walloon, Judeo-French
Walloon, Langadocian, Judeo-French and Provençal form of Crispin.
Cressant m Judeo-French
Derived from Old French cressant, the present participle of crestre "to increase; to augment", this name is a cognate of Crescens.
Davy m Judeo-French
Variant of David.
Douce f French (Rare), French (Belgian, Rare), Judeo-French
Derived from French douce, the feminine form of the adjective doux "sweet; soft; mild, gentle" (ultimately from Latin dulcis "sweet" via Old French dous "soft; tender"), this name is a cognate of Dulcie.
Doucette f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Douce.
Douze f Judeo-French
Variant of Douce.
Élias m French, Judeo-French
French form of Elias.
Elle f Judeo-French
Variant of Ella.
Englesia f Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-French and Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of Engelais.
Enselin m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Anselme.
Ephraïm m Dutch, Flemish, French (Belgian), Judeo-French
Dutch form of Ephraim and French variant of Éphraïm.
Flor de Lix f Judeo-French
Judeo-French form of Fleurdelys.
Florion f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Floria and Florie.
Gentille f Judeo-French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman
Judeo-French and Judeo-Anglo-Norman form of both Gentile and Yente.
Grace f Judeo-French
Derived from Old French grace "grace; gracefulness; elegance".
Guerchon m Judeo-French
Judeo-French form of Gershon.
Haïm m Judeo-French
French form of Chaim.
Haquet m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Isaac.
Haquin m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Isaac.
Haquinet m Judeo-French
Diminutive of Haquin.
Joaïa f Judeo-French
Variant of Joie.
Joayah f Judeo-French
Variant of Joye.
Joia f Medieval English, Medieval French, Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French, English (American, Modern, Rare)
Derived from Old French joie "joy", ultimately from Late Latin gaudia and Classical Latin gaudium. As a Jewish name, Joia was occasionally used as a translation of Simcha.
Joie f Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
Derived from Old French joie "joy", ultimately from Late Latin gaudia and Classical Latin gaudium. This name was occasionally used as a translation of Simcha.
Judea f English, Judeo-Catalan, Judeo-Anglo-Norman, Judeo-French
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.
Lye f Judeo-French
Variant of Lya.
Marione f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Marie.
Nennel f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Nana.
Pesseline f Medieval Jewish, Judeo-French
Diminutive of Pesse (compare Pessel) recorded in the border region between modern-day France and modern-day Germany in the 14th century.
Reklin f Judeo-French
Judeo-French cognate of Rechlin.
Riffca f Judeo-French
Judeo-French cognate of Rifka.
Serra f Judeo-French
Variant of Sarra.
Susse f Judeo-French
Judeo-French form of Süsse.
Suza f Judeo-French
Variant of Susse.
Voegellin f Judeo-French
Diminutive of Vogel.