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Raff

What does Raff mean?

Raff Pronunciation of Raff [raff] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Raff is "wolf counsel". Raff is a version of Ralph (Old English).

Associated with: old english, wolf, counsel.

Variations

Raff has 1 variant: Rafe.

Raff has 4 more different relations via Ralph: Ralf, Raoul, Raul and Rolf.

Creative forms:
(male) Rave, Reeff, ..

(female) Raffah, Raffra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Raff Cedric (R.C.), ..

How popular is Raff?

Raff is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#16480 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rafe (#1811 last year), Ralph (#1075), Raoul, Raul (#442) and Rolf are the prominent alternative forms of Raff (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Raff was at its most widespread 105 years ago (usage of 0.8%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.1%, 94% less), with the form Ralph becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rafe, Ralph, Raoul, Raul, Rolf in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raff and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Biff, Duff, Jeff, Olaff, Rab, Rabi, Rad, Radd, Rae, Rafa, Rafal, Rafee, Rafel, Rafer, Raffi, Raffy, Rafi, Rafik, Rafiq, Rahm, Rai, Rain, Raj, Raja, Ram, Rama, Rami, Ramy, Rand, Rane, Ras, Ravi, Ray and Raye. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raff.

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