Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈæːɑ̯d.wuɫf/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wulf "wolf". This name fell out of use after the Norman Conquest.


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 192.
Entry updated April 5, 2022