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Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge (of a sword), blade" and wulf "wolf". This name was borne by a 6th-century king of the Lombards and by an 8th-century bishop of Cologne and saint.
Other Languages & CulturesAge, Aike Frisian

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 35

Categories

animals, canines, kings, saints, weapons
Entry added August 26, 2016   Contribute