Given Name RAFE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: RAYF  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of RALPH. This form became common during the 17th century, reflecting the usual pronunciation.
VARIANTS: Ralf, Ralph
DIMINUTIVE: Ralphie
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Radulf (Ancient Germanic), Ráðúlfr (Ancient Scandinavian), Ralf, Ralph (Danish), Raoul (French), Ralf, Ralph (German), Raul, Raoul (Italian), Ralf, Ralph (Norwegian), Raul (Portuguese), Raúl (Spanish), Ralf, Ralph (Swedish)

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, currently out of the US top 1000
Entry updated July 2, 2008