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.

Categories

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