Submitted Name (1)
Usage Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), Low German, North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare), Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Other Forms FormsAalef, Aaleff, Adlef, Adleff, Adleph, Aelef, Aeleff, Aeleph, Ahlef, Ahleff, Aleff, Aleffe, Aleph, Alif, Aluf, Aluff, Alyf, Alyff, Aylef, Ayleff, Ayluf, Ayluff
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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).