Usage Ancient Germanic
Other Forms FormsHeistulf, Haistulph, Heistolf
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Contributor Contrib.Lucille on 7/25/2007
High German amendment of a Lombard name Aistulf, perhaps from Gmc. *Haifstiz (Gothic haifsts "battle, quarrel", OHG Heist- and Heift- "violence") combined with -ulf "wolf".