ALMONDAfJudeo-Anglo-Norman, Medieval Jewish Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a variant of ALEMANDE, a contraction of ALEMANDINA and a derivation from Middle English almond, almaund and Old French almande "almond" (seeing as almonds were considered "things of value", naming a daughter after them would fit the naming conventions of the time)... [more]
ALTADONNAfJudeo-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".
BONDITmJudeo-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".
CERFmMedieval French, Medieval Jewish Means "stag (a large buck or male deer)" in French. Cerf sometimes appears in historical documents concerned with the Jews of Alsace and early modern France; it was a local translation of the Yiddish HIRSH, meaning "deer", the Hebrew equivalent of which is ZVI.
LICORICIAfMedieval Jewish, Judeo-Anglo-Norman This name was recorded in the Jewish community in medieval England. It was famously borne by Licoricia of Winchester who was one of the most prominent female bankers and one of the most notable English Jewish women of her time.... [more]
SCHÖNWIPfMedieval Jewish Recorded in 13th-century Germany, it is possibly composed of the elements schon (beautiful) and Wipfel (peak, top, head, treetop), the meaning might imply the peak of beauty, or a beautiful face or head.