Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AR-nuwlf(German)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Germanic name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and wolf meaning "wolf". This name was borne by a few early saints, notably a 7th-century Frankish bishop of Metz. It was also the name of a 9th-century Holy Roman emperor.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesArnolfo(Italian)
User SubmissionÄrnulf

Name Days

Austria: July 18
Norway: July 18


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 141.
Entry updated December 7, 2022