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Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Old English cognate of Hrodulf (see RUDOLF). This name appears in Beowulf belonging to the nephew of Hroðgar.

Related Names

VariantHrothulf
Other Languages & CulturesHrodulf, Hrolf(Ancient Germanic) Hrólfr, Hróðólfr(Ancient Scandinavian) Rudolf(Armenian) Rudolf(Czech) Rolf(Danish) Roelof, Rudolf, Rodolf, Roel, Ruud(Dutch) Rolf, Rollo, Rudolph, Rodolph, Rolo, Rolph, Rudy(English) Rodolphe, Rodolph(French) Rolf, Rudolf, Rodolf, Rudi(German) Ruedi(German (Swiss)) Rudolf, Rudi(Hungarian) Rodolfo(Italian) Rūdolfs(Latvian) Roul(Medieval English) Roul(Medieval French) Rolf(Norwegian) Rodolfo(Portuguese) Rudolf(Russian) Rudolf(Slovak) Rodolfo, Fito, Rodolfito(Spanish) Rolf, Roffe(Swedish)
Same SpellingHrothulf

Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
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