Appendix:Jewish surnames

This is a list of Jewish surnames. For more information on naming in the Jewish tradition, please see Jewish name.

HebrewEdit

Prefixes and SuffixesEdit

Name Meaning Notes
Hebrew (Niqqud) Latinized
Formal (Technical) Variants
Prefixes
-אֲבִי-) אבי) Avi- (Aḇi-) Abi- My father/ parent (is)
-אֲחִי-) אחי) Achi- (Aḥi-) My brother/ sibling (is)
-בֶּן-) בן) Ben- (Ben-) Son of, descendant of
-בַּר-) בר) Bar- (Bar-) Son of, descendant of
-בַּת-) בת) Bat- (Baṯ-) Bath- Daughter of, descendant of
-הַ-) ה) ha- (ha-) The (definite article)
Suffixes
י) -י-ִ) -i (-i) Masculine adjectival suffix
ית) -ית-ִ) -i (-i) Feminine adjectival suffix

SurnamesEdit

Name Meaning Notes
Hebrew (Niqqud) Latinized
Formal (Technical) Variants
אֶבֶן) אבן) Even (Eḇen) Stone; gem
אַגְמוֹן) אגמון) Agmon (Aḡmon) Bulrush
אוֹפֶה) אופה) Ofe (Op̄e) Ofé, Ofeh Baker
אוֹר) אור) Or (Or) Light
אֵילָת) אילת) Eylat (Ēylāṯ) Eilat Eilat, Israel
אַרְצִי) ארצי) Artzi (Arṣi) My land
אֶשְׁכּוֹל) אשכול) Eshkol (Eškol) Eshcol Grape cluster
אַשְׁכְנָזִי) אשכנזי) Ashkenazi (Aškənāzi) Ashkenazy German (archaic)
אֵשֶׁל) אשל) Eshel (Ēšel) Eishel Tamarisk (tree)
בַּנַּאִי) בנאי) Banai (Bannaˀi) Banna'i Builder
בַּרְזִּלָּי) ברזלי) Barzilay (Barzillāy) Barzillai Ironlike
גַּבַּאִי) גבאי) Gabai (Gabbaˀi) Gabbay Gabbai
גָּדוֹת) גדות) Gadot (Gāḏoṯ) Gadoth Banks, edges
גּוֹלָן) גולן) Golan (Golān) Region name
גּוּר) גור) Gur (Gur) Goor, Gour Cub
גּוּרְיוֹן) גוריון) Guryon (Guryon) Gurion Lion cub
גָּזִית) גזית) Gazit (Gāziṯ) Smooth stone
גִּלְבּוֹעַ) גלבוע) Gilboa (Gilboaˁ) Gelboe Biblical city name
גֶּפֶן) גפן) Gefen (Gep̄en) Geffen Vineyard
גַּשְׁרִי) גשרי) Gashri (Gašri) Gashry My bridge
דָּגָן) דגן) Dagan (Dāḡān) Grain
דֹּהָן) דהן) Dohan (Dohān) Dahan Oil seller
דִּין) דין) Din (Din) Dean Law
דַּיָּן) דיין) Dayan (Dayyān) Dayyan Judge
דֶּקֶל) דקל) Dekel (Deqel) Deckel Palm tree
הוֹד) הוד) Hod (Hoḏ) Splendor
הָר) הר) Har (Hār) Mountain
הַרְפָּז) הרפז) Harpaz (Harpāz) Gold mountain
הֲרָרִי) הררי) Harari (Hărāri) Harary Mountainous
הֲרָרִית) הררית) Hararit (Hărāriṯ) Harareet, Hararith
וַרְדִּי) ורדי) Vardi (Wardi) Vardy Roselike
זָהָב) זהב) Zahav (Zāhāḇ) Gold
זָך) זך) Zakh (Zāḵ) Zach Pure, clear
זָמִיר) זמיר) Zamir (Zāmir) Zameer Singer, nightingale
חַזָּן) חזן) Chazan (Ḥazzān) Hazzan Cantor
חַיָּט) חייט) Chayat (Ḥayyāṭ) Hayyat, Hyatt Tailor
חַיּוֹת) חיות) Chayot (Ḥayyoṯ) Hayyes Living things, life
חֵפֶץ) חפץ) Chefetz (Ḥēp̄eṣ) Heifetz Desire, thing, joy
חָרִישׁ) חריש) Charish (Ḥāriš) Harish
יַהֲלוֹם) יהלום) Yahalom (Yahălom) Jaglom, Jahlom Diamond
יָפֶה) יפה) Yafe (Yāp̄e) Jaffe, Yafé, Yafeh Pretty (archaic)
יַעַר) יער) Yaar (Yaˁar) Forest
יְרוּשַׁלְמִי) ירושלמי) Yerushalmi (Yərušalmi) Jerusalemite
כֹּהֶן) כהן) Kohen (Kohen) Cohen Priest (Judaism)
כּוֹכָב) כוגב) Kokhav (Koḵāḇ) Kochav Star
כִּנֶּרֶת) כנרת) Kineret (Kinnereṯ) Chinnereth, Kinneret Sea of Galilee
כֶּסֶף) כסף) Kesef (Kesep̄) Kessef Silver (noun), money
כַּסְפִּי) כספי) Kaspi (Kaspi) Caspi Silver (adjective)
כֶּרֶם) כרם) Kerem (Kerem) Vineyard
כַּרְמִי) כרמי) Karmi (Karmi) Carmi My vineyard
כָּשֵׁר) כשר) Kasher (Kāšēr) Casher Kosher (adjective)
לְבָבִי) לבבי) Levavi (Ləḇāḇi) Heartful, cordial
לַהַב) להב) Lahav (Lahaḇ) Blade
לַמְדָּן) למדן) Lamdan (Lamdān) Learner
לַפִּיד) לפיד) Lapid (Lappiḏ) Lappid Torch
לַפִּידוֹת) לפידות) Lapidot (Lappiḏoṯ) Lappidoth Torches
מֶגֶד) מגד) Meged (Meḡeḏ) Megged Sweetness
מַגִּיד) מגיד) Magid (Maggiḏ) Maggid Storyteller
מִזְרָחִי) מזרחי) Mizrachi (Mizrāḥi) Mizrahi Easterner
מוֹר) מור) Mor (Mor) Myrrh
מוֹרָג) מורג) Morag (Morāḡ) Threshing sledge
מַלְכָּה) מלכה) Malka (Malka) Malca, Malkah Queen
מְלַמֵּד) מלמד) Melamed (Məlammēḏ) Melammed Teacher
מַרְגָּלִית) מרגלית) Margalit (Margāliṯ) Margalith, Margolis Pearl
נֶאֱמָן) נאמן) Neeman (Neˀĕmān) Loyal, faithful
נְבוֹ) נבו) Nevo (Nəḇo) Nvo, Nebo Biblical mountain name
נַגָּר) נגר) Nagar (Naggār) Naggar Carpenter
נַרְקִיס) נרקיס) Narkis (Narqis) Narcis, Narkiss Narcissus
נָתִיב) נתיב) Nativ (Nāṯiḇ) Path, route
סָדָן) סדן) Sadan (Sāḏān) Anvil
סוֹפֶר) סופר) Sofer (Sop̄er) Sopher Scribe
סְנֵה) סנה) Sne (Sənē) Sneh Biblical plant name
עֵבֶר) עבר) Ever (ˁĒḇer) Eber Side, beyond; Hebrew
עִבְרִי) עברי) Ivri (ˁIḇri) Ibri My side, my Hebrew
עוֹז) עוז) Oz (ˁOz) Strength
עוֹשֶׁר) עושר) Osher (ˁOšer) Wealth
עָמָר) עמר) Amar (ˁĀmār) Farmer (archaic)
עֶפְרוֹן) עפרון) Efron (ˁEp̄ron) Ephron Biblical city name
עֶצְיוֹן) עציון) Etzyon (ˁEṣyon) Etzion, Ezion Biblical city name
עַצְמוֹן) עצמון) Atzmon (ˁAṣmon) Atsmon, Azmon Biblical city name
פּוֹרָת) פורת) Porat (Porāṯ) Porath Fruitful Allusion to Joseph
פָּז) פז) Paz (Pāz) Gold (archaic)
פֶּלֶד) פלד) Peled (Peleḏ) Pelled Steel
פֶּרֶס) פרס) Peres (Peres) Lammergeier
צַבָּר) צבר) Tzabar (Ṣabbar) Sabar Prickly-pear cactus
צוֹרֶף) צורף) Tzoref (Ṣorep̄) Zoref, Zoreph Goldsmith
צִידוֹן) צידון) Tzidon (Ṣiḏon) Sidon, Zidon Saida, Lebanon
צֶמַח) תמח) Tzemach (Ṣemaḥ) Zemach Flower
צַרְפָתִי) צרפתי) Tzarfati (Ṣarp̄āṯi) Sarfati, Zarphati French
קָדוֹשׁ) קדוש) Kadosh (Qāḏoš) Saint, holy
קִישׁוֹן) קישון) Kishon (Qišon) Biblical river name
רַבָּן) רבן) Raban (Rabbān) Rabbi
רֶגֶב) רגב) Regev (Reḇeḡ) Clod, clump
רוּחַ) רוח) Ruach (Ruaḥ) Ruah Wind, spirit
רוֹזֶן) רוזן) Rozen (Rozen) Count, earl
רוֹם) רום) Rom (Rom) Height, altitude
רוֹקֵחַ\רוֹקַח) רוקח) Rokeach (Roq[ē]aḥ) Pharmacist
רַזִּיאֵל) רזיאל) Raziel (Razziˀēl) Secret of God (archaic)
רֶמֶז) רמז) Remez (Remez) Hint
רָפֶא) רפא) Rafe (Rāp̄eˀ) Rafé, Raphe Doctor
שְׁאַלְתִּיאֵל) שאלתיאל) Shealtiel (Šəˀaltiˀēl) I asked God
שָׁדֶה) שדה) Sade (Śāḏe) Sadeh Field
שׁוֹחֶט) שוחט) Shochet (Šoḥeṭ) Shohet Butcher, slaughterer
שׁוֹר) שור) Shor (Šor) Shorr Ox
שׁוֹרֶשׁ) שורש) Shoresh (Šoreš) Root
שׁוֹשָן) שושן) Shoshan (Šošān) Lily
שַׁחַר) שחר) Shachar (Šaḥar) Shahar, Shakhar Dawn
שִׁילֹה) שילה) Shilo (Šilo) Shiloh Biblical city name
שַׁלִּיט) שליט) Shalit (Šalliṭ) Shallit Ruler
שָׁמִיר) שמיר) Shamir (Šāmir) Shameer Dill (plant)
שֶׁמֶשׁ) שמש) Shemesh (Šemeš) Sun
שָׁקֵד) שקד) Shaked (Šāqēḏ) Shaqed Almond
שָׂשׂוֹן) ששון) Sason (Śāśon) Sasson, Sassoon Mirth, happiness
תָּמִיר) תמיר) Tamir (Tāmir) Tameer Tall

Hebrew acronymsEdit

Acronym name Meaning Full name Notes
Hebrew Latin Hebrew (Niqqud) Latinized (Technical)
Formal Variants
ב״ק Bak Bek Children of martyrs בְּנֵי קְדוֹשִׁים) בני קדושים) Bney Kdoshim
ג״צ Gatz Getz Gabbai of righteousness גַּבַּאִי צֶדֶק) גבי צדק) Gabai Tzedek
ז״צ Zatz Righteous children זְרָעִים צְדִיקִים) זרעים צדיקים) Zraim Tzadikim
ז״ק Zak Zaks, Sachs Child of martyrs זֶרַע קְדוֹשִׁים) זרע קדושים) Zera Kdoshim
כ״צ Katz Ketz Priest of goodness כֹּהֵן צֶדֶק) כהן צדר) Kohen Tzedek
מ״צ Matz Metz, Motz Teacher of goodness מוֹרֶה צֶדֶק) מורה צדק) More Tzedek
סג״ל Segal Segel, Sagal Assistant to the priest סֶגֶן לָכֹּהֵן) סגן לכהן) Segen laKohen
סלי״ט Shalit Shallit May God live well forever שֶׁיִהְיֶה לְאוֹרֶך יָמִים טוֹבִים) שיהיה לאורך ימימ טובים) SheYihye leOrekh Yamim Tovim
ש״צ Shatz Schatz Prayer leader שְׁלִיחַ צִבּוּר) שליח ציבור) Shliach Tzibur

Biblical Hebrew personal names and their derived surnamesEdit

Note that the original Biblical name is given first:

 
Bathsheba at her bath
 
Jacob Wrestling with the Angel

Information requiring classification: Langeman

  • Alon = Oak. Ilan, similar to Alon, means "tree" in Hebrew.
  • Bavli = meaning from Babylon.
  • Frug/Fróg= From Hebrew: שְׂרוּג, S'rugh ; "branch". Frug was the son of Reu and the father of Nahor, according to Genesis 11:20-23. He is also the great-grandfather of Abraham.[1]

Hebrew namesEdit

  • Peretz = Peres, Perez (spanish, portuguese)

Judaism-derived surnamesEdit

 
Judaism ritual of "Schächten", 15c.
cf.Emil von Rezniček(cf.Řezníček) (probably Christian Czech origin)
Trevor Reznik
Mirel Reznik, Israeli Gypsy-style violinist
Charles Reznikoff
Hanon Reznikov
Issai Schur
Howard Shore
    • Schorer
Mark Schorer
Marc R. Schorer
 
People studying at cheder, 1912
Bob Schul
Else Lasker-Schüler
Hans Schuler
Max Schuler (Maximilian Schuler)
Ron Schuler, politician
Schuler tuning
    • Schüller, Schuller
Eugène Schueller
Gunther Schuller
Robert H. Schuller
Shuler Hensley
Budd Schulberg
    • Schulhoff

stoneburner

Lipót Schulhof
Ervín Schulhoff
Jura Soyfer

Shariff

Aaron Schatz, sportswriter and founder of Football Outsiders
Steve Schatzberg
Jerry Schatzberg

Germanised, Yiddishised surnames translated from Hebrew or other sourcesEdit

  • Blieck, Blick are variations of the same surname. Coming from German Ashkenazim ancestry. Yiddish meaning of the name is glance or glow. Very common surname in Holland and Belgium. Research point to the Belgian Balicks and German Bloch. The name is mentioned in the book of Dr. Alexander Beider the Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia.
Liebkind, Liebeskind, Libkind, Lipkind

Yiddish-derived surnamesEdit

Annie Leibovitz
René Leibowitz

German old pedigree surnamesEdit

Erich Auerbach
Leopold Auer
Madame Kaulla(nee Auerbacher)
Julius Furst, orientalist
Chajim Furst, merchant
Alan Furst, US writer
Stephen Furst, US actor
Artur Furst, German author
Berl Katznelson
Yitzhak Katzenelson
Bat-Sheva Katznelson
Shmuel Tamir (Katznelson)
Ira Katznelson
Löb Sinzheim
Hugo Sinzheimer

Germanised or German surnames (Ashkenazic) with "meaning" in GermanEdit

Eastern European old pedigree surnamesEdit

 
Altnayshul/Staronova

   

from "Costume" portion at the Jewish Encyclopedia
The names of the most prominent Jewish families of Prague are: Eger, Bondi, Gans, Horwitz, Chajes, Tausk(cf.Taussig), Jaffe, Landau, Meisel, Epstein, Posner, Kuranda/Koranda, and Karpeles; Hock, Wolfy, Wessely (first Jewish professor in Austria), and M. I. Landau deserve particular mention. The population of Prague is 201,589, of whom about 19,000 are Jews. The present (1905) chief rabbi is Dr. N. Ehrenfeld. The Neusynagoge, the Meiselsynagoge, and the Tempelgemeinde have their own rabbis.
Kazimierz Brandys
Marian Brandys
Michael Brandes
Nunche Brandes
Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

Eastern European other surnamesEdit

  • Aaronovitch, Aronowitz, etc. son of Aaron.
  • Abramson. Son of Abram. It may occur in the following variations: Abrahamson (-sen), Abramovich (-wich), Abramoff (-ov), Abramowitz (-vitz), Abramski (-sky), Abramowski (-sky), Abramek, Abramian, and Abrahamian.
  • Beck, common with Ukrainian Jews.
Bergmann, Bergman
  • Berry: England and french jewish surname and the origins comes from Polish (eastern Ashkenazic) "Jagoda" is the Russian for "berry". As a Jewish family name, it is one of the Slavic variants of the Hebrew biblical male proper name Yehuda (in English, Judah)
  • Boyer: when German, can be a modification of "Bauer", farmer.
Lucienne Boyer
  • Boyewsky: Jewish surname found in Yekaterinoslav, Russia; later modified to "BOESKY", of the Boesky family who arrived in Detroit, Michigan.
  • Balshemnik, Balshemennik, Bolshemennikov: from Baal Shem: Wizard. A Jewish surname from Belarus.
  • Burstein, Boorstyn, Burstyn, Birstein...
Originated from Bursztyn(Burshtyn) (shtetl in Galicia, now Ukraine) and Birstein (historical state in Germany, see also Isenburg-Birstein, Isenburg-Büdingen-Birstein)
Dror Burstein, Hebrew author
John Burstein, see Captain Kangaroo
Michael A. Burstein
Shmuel Burstein
Stanley M. Burstein
Tal Burstein
David Burstein
  • Huber: the German name is derived from Huober, a farmer holding a fief. It has also been explained as an abbreviation of Hubert or as a derivation of Heber, the Hebrew Patriarch. It may occur in the following variations: Hiver, Hivar, Hubbar, Hupper, Huper, Hobar, Hibber, Kuber, Kubri, Kivri, Heber, Eber, Hever, Ever.
Nancy Chodorow
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Khodorkovsky
  • Kagan, Kogan: A variation of Cohen from the Russian Empire, where "h" becomes "g" to conform to standard Russian pronunciation
  • Kaplan, Kaplun: Probably from the Polish word for Priest 'Kaplan' meaning a Kohen or a Rabbi, or simply one who makes Hats
  • Kalisch, Kalischer: Often a family with this name originated in Kalisz, but then settled somewhere else, where 'Kalischer' was used to describe them.
Isidor Kalisch
Zevi Hirsch Kalischer
  • Katzman – Abbreviation of Cohen ( high priest in Hebrew Temple on Temple Mount) and Tzadik ( teacher, scholar) Hebrew. Man was added later and has German origin. This last name is popular among Jews originated from South-East Belarus (town Mozyr).
  • [Kelitat]
  • Spector, Spektor: From the Russian Spectorski, meaning inspector. Jews who registered as inspectors with the Russian or Ukraine governments received a favored status with respect to travel, although those who collected taxes were also generally resented in the shtetls (Jewish ghettos).
  • Trakiner, from the village of Trakine, Lithuania (misspelled Trokiner in France)
  • Trupin, Truppin, Troupin, a Levite family from the Daugavpils (Dvinsk) region of Latvia. Surname is a toponym based on Trupy, a shtetl in either Latvia or Lithuania.
  • Usyshkin
  • Utting, Ashkenazi Jewish surname from Germany.
  • Woititz, Ashkenazi Jewish surname from Poland, Hungary and Germany.

Romaniote surnamesEdit

  • Angelos
  • Attas
  • Avraam
  • Babtsi
  • Bakabi
  • Bakola
  • Barbatsakou
  • Basaras
  • Batis
  • Battinos
  • Bellelis
  • Bechoropoulos
  • Betkas
  • Borbolis
  • Dallo
  • Damos
  • Daskalaki
  • David
  • Dekastros
  • Dolmas
  • Ezras
  • Fegkas
  • Gadol
  • Galanos
  • Ganis
  • Giaralis
  • Habid/Havid
  • Hadjapoulos
  • Havoulas
  • Hazidi
  • Iakov
  • Iaralis /Iarali
  • Ieouda
  • Iosef
  • Isaak
  • Ischakis
  • Kabilis/Kabelis
  • Kalabokas
  • Kamondo
  • Koen
  • Kofinas
  • Kokkinos
  • Kostarianos
  • Koundouratzi
  • Koutskos
  • Koutsomitis
  • Lagaris
  • Levis
  • Liaskos
  • Maltis
  • Mam
  • Markado
  • Marmados
  • Matsa/Matza/Matsil
  • Megir
  • Mionis
  • Mosios
  • Negrin
  • Nikokiris
  • Ouriel
  • Paratsouklia
  • Pitsirilos
  • Politis
  • Roussis
  • Sabethai
  • Saretas
  • Svolis
  • Tepelenis
  • Tsanapas
  • Tsapalamou
  • Tsitos
  • Vitolis
  • Volos
  • Vrachoritis
  • Yarali, from Giarali/Iarali
  • Yiakoel
  • Yosekos/Yosekou
  • Zakar

Sephardic surnamesEdit

See also Sephardic Names

Mizrahi surnamesEdit

Italkim surnamesEdit

Italian municipality-derived surnames (from villages or cities)Edit

A

Alatri - Ancona - Anticoli - Ariccia - Ascoli - Asti -

B

Baresi - Bari - Bassano - Bologna, Buriani - Bolognese - Borghi (Borgo Trentino) - Bozecchi, Buzecchi, Buzecco, Buzzecchi, Bussecchi, Busecchi (Bussecchio, near Forlì) -

C

Cagli - Caivano - Camerino - Campagnano - Capua - Carpi - Castelbolognesi - Castelfranco - Castelnuovo - Castiglioni - Catania - Cave - Cavalieri (Piemonte) - Cesana - Cividale - Cingoli - Civita - Colorni - Conigliani - Cori - Corinaldi - Corini -

F

Fano - Ferrara - Ferrarese - Firenze - Fiorentino - Foligno - Forlì - Frascati -

G J L

Gattinara - Genazzano - Genova - Genovese - Genovesi - Guastalla - Jesi - Lecce - Licata - Livoli - Limentani -

M
lestrision

Macerata - Manzano - Marcaria - Marino - Marradi - Massa - Massarani - Melli - Mentana - Messina - Mestre - Milanese - Milano - Minerbi - Mirandola - Modena - Modica - Momigliano - Mondolfo - Mondovì - Monselice - Montagnana - Montalcino - Montecorboli - Mortara - Muggia -

N

Napolitano - Nepi - Nola - Norlenghi - Norsa (Norcia) -

O

Ortona - Orvieto - Osimo -

P

Padova - Padovano - Palermo - Pavia - Pavoncello - Perugia - Pesaro - Pescara - Pescarolo - Piazza (Sicilia) - Piperno - Pisa - Pisani - Pisano - Parenzo - Pitigliano - Poggibonsi - Pontecorboli - Pontecorvo, from Pontecorvo - Pontremoli - Prato - Pirano - Price - part of the English jews

R

Ravenna - Rignano - Recanati - Reggio - Revere (sul Po) - Rieti - Rimini - Roma - Romani - Romano - Rovighi -

S

Saravalle (Veneto) - Scandiani - Schiani - Schiano - Schio - Scibetta (Calascibetta) - Senigaglia - Sereni - Sermoneta - Servi - Sforno - Siracusa - Soave (Veneto) - Sonnino - Sorani Sortino- Sulmona - Supino -

T

Tagliacozzo - Teglio - Terni - Terracina - Tivoli - Torinese - Torinesi - Torino - Trieste - Trapani -

U V Z

Udine - Urbino - Venezia - Veneziano - Vercelli - Veruli - Verona - Vigevano - Viterbo - Voghera - Volterra - Zara -

French surnamesEdit

Dutch surnamesEdit

  • Aandagt
  • Abrahams
  • Aronson
  • Arons
  • Augurkiesman
  • Bak
  • Bakker
  • Bamberg
  • Barend
  • Baruch
  • Barneveld
  • Barzilaij
  • Cats
  • Citroen
  • Dagloonder
  • David, Davids
  • Davidson, Davidsen
  • de Goede
  • De Haan
  • De Haas
  • Den Hartog
  • Dikker
  • Dingsdag
  • Doof
  • Dooseman
  • Dorenbos
  • Dormits
  • Dribbel
  • Drielsma
  • Droomer
  • Druif, Druijf
  • Drukker
  • Duizend
  • Dwinger
  • Eitje
  • Elburg
  • Elion
  • Elsas/Elzas
  • Emanuel
  • Factor
  • Feitsma
  • Fierlier
  • Figatner
  • Fles
  • Flora
  • Fortuin
  • Frank
  • Franschman, Fransman
  • Frenk
  • Frenkel
  • Fresco
  • Friedman
  • Gaarkeuken
  • Gans
  • Gerrits, Gerritse
  • Glaser, Glazer
  • Glasbeek
  • Gobes
  • Gobetz, Gobets
  • Godschalk
  • Goedhart, Goedhardt
  • Gokkes
  • Goldberg, Goldburg
  • Goldrosen
  • Goldschmidt, Goldsmid
  • Goldsteen
  • Gompers
  • Gosschalk
  • Goudeketting, Goudeket
  • Goudsmit
  • Granaat
  • Groen
  • Groenberg
  • Groeneveld
  • Groenteman
  • Gudema
  • Hakker
  • Hamburger
  • Hamel
  • Hamerslag
  • Hammelburg
  • Hardenberg
  • Haring
  • Haringman
  • Hanjas
  • Hardenberg
  • Harpman
  • Hart
  • Hartenberg
  • Hartlooper, Hardlooper
  • Hartog
  • Harts, Hartz
  • Hekser
  • Hekster
  • Hellendall
  • Helmens
  • Hemel
  • Hes
  • Hillesum
  • Hobo
  • Hond
  • Hondsrecht
  • Hooglander
  • Hoogstraal
  • In 'tveld
  • Isaac, Isaacs
  • Israëls
  • Italiaander
  • Jacobs
  • Joachim
  • Judels
  • Kaas
  • Kamp
  • Kannewasser
  • Kat, Kats
  • Katan
  • Kaufman
  • Kerkveld
  • Kesner, Kesnar
  • Kinsbergen
  • Klein
  • Kleinkramer, Klijnkramer
  • Kloot
  • Koekoek
  • Komkommer
  • Konijn
  • Koningswinter
  • Koopman
  • Kornalijnslijper
  • Korper
  • Kreveld
  • Koster
  • Korenveld, Korenhof
  • Kropveld
  • Kunstveld
  • Lakmaker
  • Lap
  • Lederman
  • Maandag
  • Manheim
  • Mansveld
  • Marchand
  • Marx
  • Nabarro
  • Nachtlicht
  • Neeter, Neter
  • Obstfeld
  • Oesterman
  • Onderwijzer
  • Oostenveld
  • Oppenheimer
  • Os
  • Ossendrijver
  • Oudgenoeg
  • Pach
  • Pais
  • Pakkedrager
  • parser
  • Peereboom
  • Peper
  • Peperwortel, Peperwurtel
  • Querido
  • Rabbie
  • Reens
  • Reindorp
  • Rijkenveld
  • Rijksman
  • Roet
  • Roodenburg
  • Roodfeld, Roodveldt, Roodveld, Roodvelt
  • Roodschild
  • Roozelaar
  • Rooseveld, Roosevelt
  • Spiegel
  • Tak
  • Tas
  • Tierlier
  • van Adelsbergen
  • van Amerongen
  • van Cleef
  • Van Dal
  • Van Dam
  • Van Dijk
  • Van Der Horst
  • Van der Kwast
  • Van Embden
  • Van Gelder/Gelderen
  • Van Tijn
  • Van 't veld, Van 'tveld
  • Vecht
  • Velleman
  • [Veldman
  • Verdoner
  • Zeehandelaar
  • Zilverberg
  • 't Hart

Yemenite (Temani) surnamesEdit

  • Adeni, Adani עדני
  • Aharon, Aharoni אהרון ,אהרוני
  • Alnaddaf, Nadaf אלנדאף
  • Amram עמרם
  • Argov ארגוב
  • Atari עטרי
  • Badani בדני
  • Badihi בדיחי
  • Bashari בשארי
  • Carmi כרמי
  • Chorath חורית
  • Cohen כהן
  • Dahari דהרי
  • Damari דמארי
  • Drori דרורי
  • Fayumi פיומי
  • Gamliel גמליאל
  • Garidi גרידי
  • Glosca גלוסקא
  • Golan גולן
  • Habani חבני
  • Hajbi חג'בי
  • Halevi הלוי
  • Hashai חשאי
  • Harazi חרזי
  • Haybi חייבי
  • Haza חזה
  • Jamil ג’מיל
  • Janah ג’נח
  • Kahalani קהלני
  • Kesser קיסר
  • Kobashi כובשי
  • Ladani לדני
  • Levi לוי
  • Maatuf מעטוף
  • Mahpud מחפוד
  • Maimon מימון
  • Ma’uda מעודה
  • Nahari נהרי
  • Nagar, Najjar נגר
  • Nini ניני
  • Orkabi עורקבי
  • Ozeri עוזרי
  • Qafih/Kapach קאפח
  • Ratzabi רצאבי
  • Sabari, Tzubari, Tzoubari, Zubari, Subari, Tzabari צברי
  • Salah צאלח
  • Sharabi שרעבי
  • Shabzi שבזי
  • Shaki שאקי
  • Sulami סולמי
  • Ta’asa תעסה
  • Tabib, Taviv טביב
  • Taeizi, Taizi טעיזי
  • Tanami תנעמי
  • Tasi, Tessi טסי
  • Tavori תבורי
  • Tawil טוויל
  • Tzaadi צעדי
  • Tzadak, Tsadak צדק
  • Tzan’ani צנעני
  • Yakobi יעקובי
  • Yekutiel יקותיאל
  • Yemini ימיני
  • Yichye, Yahya יחיא
  • Yitzhaki יצחקי
  • Yishai ישי
  • Zandani זנדאני
  • Zhairi צעירי

Karaim, KrymchakEdit

New surnames and othersEdit

Herbert Biberman
Ludwig Fulda
Leo Fuld
Louis Golding


Rosett, Roseth, Rozet, Rozett

Edmond Safra
Al Waxman
Franz Waxman(Franz Wachsmann)
Henry Waxman
George Cukor
Alan Sugar
Justin Shenkarow
Heinrich Schenker

OthersEdit

(not classified)

Swanson

Martin Friedland
Noah Friedland
Robert Friedland
Lee Friedlander, US photographer
Leo Friedlander, US sculptor
Louise Glück
Jeffrey Glueck
Alma Gluck
Christoph Willibald Gluck (Christian Bohemian)
Rita Buglass Gluck
Deborah Glick
George Washington Glick
Jeremy Glick
Jeremy Glick (author)
Jeremy Glick (September 11 attack victim)
John Glick, see Tri-Cornered Tent Show
Srul Irving Glick, Canadian composer
Glückel of Hameln

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • David Zubatsky; Irwin Berent (1984) Sourcebook for Jewish Genealogies and Family Histories, Garland Pub
  • Nelly Weiss (2002) The Origine of Jewish Family Names: Morphology and History, Peter Lang
  • Alexander Beider (1996) A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland, Avotaynu Press, →ISBN, pages 608

Further readingEdit