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What does Ranolf mean?

Ranolf Pronunciation of Ranolf as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Ranolf is "wolf shield". Ranolf is an alternate spelling of Randolph (Old German): from the same root as Randall.


ASSOCIATED WITH wolf, shield (defender)


RELATED FORMS VIA RANDOLPH Randal, Randall, Randell, Randolf, Randy, Ranulfo



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How popular is Ranolf?

Ranolf is an unusual first name for males. Ranolf is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Ranolf (NOT RANKED) are Randy (#673 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Randall (#997), Randal, Randell, Randolf and Randolph. These forms of Ranolf were at the apex of their popularity in the 1950s (ADOPTION OF 1%) and are now much less widespread, with forms such as Randal falling out of fashion. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Randal, Randall, Randell, Randolf, Randolph, Randy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Addolf, Adolf, Bardolf, Botolf, Dolf, Eyolf, Manola, Manolo, Odolf, Radly, Radnor, Rafal, Rafel, Raff, Ragnor, Rainhold, Rainor, Ralf, Ramon, Ramond, Ramone, Ramos, Ranald, Rance, Rancel, Rancell, Rand, Randale, Randel, Randey, Randi, Randie, Randl (see Randall), Randle, Randon, Rane, Ranell, Range, Ranger, Ranier, Ranjit, Rankin, Ransley, Ransly (see Ransley), Ransom, Ransome, Raonull, Raoul, Raul, Ravel, Rawly, Raynald, Raynell, Raynor, Raynord, Reinold, Reno, Reynold, Rodolf, Rodolfo, Rolf, Rolfe, Romolo, Ronal, Ronald, Ronel, Roneld, Ronell, Rudolf, Rudolfo (see Rudolph), Udolf, Wolf and Woolf. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ranolf.

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