Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. RAYF

Meaning & History

Variant of Ralph. This form became common during the 17th century, reflecting the usual pronunciation.

Related Names

VariantsRalf, Ralph
Other Languages & CulturesRadulf(Ancient Germanic) Raül(Catalan) Ralf(Danish) Raul(Estonian) Raoul(French) Ralf, Ralph(German) Raul, Raoul(Italian) Ráðúlfr(Old Norse) Raul(Portuguese) Raul(Romanian) Raúl(Spanish) Ralf, Ralph(Swedish)
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classic   upper class   strong   strange   serious  


Entry updated July 2, 2008