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Assaf (name)

Assaf is both a masculine given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:


  • Assaf dynasty, the Turkmen rulers in Mount Lebanon during Mamluk and Ottoman era.

Given name:

  • Assaf Amdursky (born 1971), Israeli singer and producer
  • Assaf Cohen (born 1972), American actor
  • Assaf Kehati (born 1979), Israeli jazz guitarist, composer, bandleader and educator based in Boston
  • Assaf Seewi, English drummer
  • Assaf Yaguri (1931-2000), Israeli soldier and politician


  • Ami Assaf (1903-1963), Israeli politician
  • Roy Assaf, Israeli jazz pianist and composer based in New York
  • Samir Assaf (born 1960), Lebanese businessman and chief executive officer of HSBC Global Banking & Markets