Gender Masculine

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAge, Aike(Frisian)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 35.

Entry updated February 4, 2020