Ausschnitt aus der Stammtafel der Familie Abulafia.

Abulafia ist die latinisierte Version des arabischen Namens أبو العافية, Abu-l-Afiyya, hebr. אבולעפיה). Unter sephardischen Juden ist er als Familienname weit verbreitet.


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