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What does Ethelwulf mean?

Ethelwulf Pronunciation of Ethelwulf [ethel-wulf] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ethelwulf is "noble wolf". A king of the West Saxons in the ninth century.

Associated with: old english, noble, wolf, king, saxons (england).


Ethelwulf has 3 variants: Aethelwolf, Aethelwulf and Ethelwolf.

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Middle name pairings:
Ethelwulf Finn (E.F.), ..

How popular is Ethelwulf?

Ethelwulf is an uncommon given name for males. Ethelwulf is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ethelwulf has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ethelwulf name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ethelbert, Ethelred, Ethelwin, Ethelwyn and Ethelwynne. Like Ethelwulf, these names are not frequently used.

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