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Ranulfo

What does Ranulfo mean?

Ranulfo Pronunciation of Ranulfo [ran-ul-fo] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and Ranulfo means "wolf shield". Ranulfo is a version of Randolph (Old German): from the same root as Randall.

Associated with: wolf, shield (defender).

Variations

2 different relations via Randolph: Randolf and Ranolf.

Creative forms:
(male) Faulfo, Raulfo, ..

(female) Ranulce, Ranulda, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ranulfo Jordon (R.J.), ..

How popular is Ranulfo?

Ranulfo is a rare first name for men. Ranulfo is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Ranulfo (not ranked) are Randolph and Randolf. Adoption of these relations of Ranulfo was common among parents 65 years ago (average #666), but now, the version Randolph has become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randolf, Randolph in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Rafello, Ralf, Ranald, Randl (see Randall), Randle, Ranell, Raniero, Ransley, Ransly (see Ransley), Raonull, Raoul, Raul, Raynaldo, Renaldo, Rinaldo, Rodolfo, Ronaldo, Ronello and Rudolfo (see Rudolph). These names tend to be more commonly used than Ranulfo.

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