This site was created by Yoram Zara, Adv. Yoram is as Israeli attorney with offices in Portugal and Israel. Yoram specializes in obtaining Portuguese citizenship for Sephardi Jews.
The information in this site used to appear on the site www.sephardim.com
The Sephardic names listed on this site are taken form the references listed below. The names are in alphabetical order. Beside each listing is a number or series of numbers and letters enclosed in parenthesis such as (2) (6A) (9) (29). These numbers correspond to the references listed below where the names were found. The authors of these works have identified the names as being held by Sephardim. The reference code is listed below.
(*) Name for which a coat of arms, crest.or history has been found.
(+) Known or suspected converso families (as opposed to individual conversos). Most anyone appearing before the inquisition was a converso because the inquisition, by definition, had no power over the Jewish population. They did have control over “New Christians” or conversos.
NAMES FOUND ON THIS SITE ARE TAKEN FROM THE FOLLOWING REFERENCES