US Popularity:11599
Other Origin(s):Irish, Norse, Scottish
Meaning:Wolf counsel
A retro-sounding name with a medieval-worthy meaning is sure to be a winner. Ralf, an alternative spelling of Ralph, means "wolf counsel." With English, Scottish, and Irish origins, it can be traced back to the Old English Rædwulf, which in turn comes from the Old Norse Raðulfr. With such a long history, it'll be no surprise that there are countless important Ralphs and Ralfs throughout the centuries, from the Middle Ages to the modern world, that your little one can feel inspired by.

Famous People Named Ralf

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  • Ralf Schumacher
    Racecar Driver

Ralf Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2015
- 3669
from 1994
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