Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Norse elements ráð meaning "counsel, advice" and ulfr meaning "wolf".

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesRaül(Catalan) Ralf(Danish) Rafe, Ralf, Ralph, Ralphie(English) Raul(Estonian) Raoul(French) Ralf, Ralph(German) Radulf(Germanic) Raul, Raoul(Italian) Ralfs(Latvian) Rēdawulfaz(Old Germanic) Raul(Portuguese) Raul(Romanian) Raúl(Spanish) Ralf, Ralph(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
Entry updated December 7, 2022