Origin:British
Popularity:2537
Meaning:wolf shield
Randall is a striking boy’s name that means “wolf shield.” An undeniably badass choice for baby, Randall derives from the Old Norse surname Rannúlfr. This family name was brought to England by the Normans, where it became Randwulf. In Old English, rand means “shield” or “rim,” while wulf means “wolf”—thus, “wolf shield.” Over the centuries, Randall transitioned from a surname to a male given name, where it continues to be popular in the UK and America. Not for the faint of heart, Randall will imbue baby with the spirit of a warrior and the courage of a protector.

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