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Alef 1
Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. A-lef(Dutch)  [key]
Other Forms FormsAalef, Aaleff, Adlef, Adleff, Adleph, Aelef, Aeleff, Aeleph, Ahlef, Ahleff, Aleff, Aleffe, Aleph, Alif, Aluf, Aluff, Alyf, Alyff, Aylef, Ayleff, Ayluf, Ayluff

Meaning & History

Medieval Dutch and German (also Low German) variant of Adolf as well as the North & West Frisian form of the name. Also compare Aalf (its medieval form is Aelf) and Alof.

This name has also seen some use in Denmark and Sweden, where it can sometimes instead be derived from the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet (see the other entry for Alef).
Added 4/6/2016 by lilolaf
Edited 5/15/2018 by Lucille

Alef 2
Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts אלף(Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. AH-lef  [key]
Other Forms FormsAleph

Meaning & History

Alef is the first letter of the Hebrew Alphabet.
It can be written in Hebrew as א or with the whole transcription אלף.
Added 10/19/2017 by anonymous
Edited 5/1/2019 by Felie