Alof

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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. A-lof(Dutch)
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Other Forms FormsAalof, Aaloff, Adlof, Adloff, Adloph, Aelof, Aeloff, Ahlof, Ahloff, Alif, Aloff, Aloph, Aluf, Aluff, Alyf, Alyff, Aylof, Ayloff, Ayluf, Ayluff

Meaning & History

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

A known bearer of this name was Alof de Wignacourt (1547-1622), a French nobleman of Flemish descent who was the 54th Grand Master of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.
Added 5/8/2018 by Lucille
Edited 5/15/2018 by Lucille


See Also

Álǫf