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ScriptsИвайло Bulgarian

Meaning & History

Perhaps derived from an old Bulgar name meaning "wolf". This was the name of a 13th-century emperor of Bulgaria. It is possible that this spelling was the result of a 15th-century misreading of his real name Vulo from historical documents.
VariantIvailo

Categories

animals, canines, emperors, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute