Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements rat meaning "counsel, advice" and wolf meaning "wolf", making it a cognate of Ráðúlfr.

Related Names

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


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1219.
Entry updated December 7, 2022