Pronounced Pron. A-lof (Dutch)
Other Forms FormsAalof, Aaloff, Adlof, Adloff, Adloph, Aelof, Aeloff, Ahlof, Ahloff, Alif, Aloff, Aloph, Aluf, Aluff, Alyf, Alyff, Aylof, Ayloff, Ayluf, Ayluff
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 5/8/2018
Medieval Dutch and German variant of Adolf as well as the West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alef.A known bearer of this name was Alof de Wignacourt (1547-1622), a French nobleman of Flemish descent who was the 54th Grand Master of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.