Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from Old German ger meaning "spear" and wolf meaning "wolf". This was the name of an 8th-century saint and martyr from Drongen, Belgium.

Related Names

Rootsgair/ger + wulf/wolf
Other Languages & CulturesGerlof(Dutch) Gerolf(German)
User SubmissionGérulf

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 588.
Entry updated December 7, 2022