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Ralph meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Ralph No. of characters: 5 Gender: BoyOrigin: English Swedish Norwegian Danish German Old High German
How to pronounce Ralph ra-lph What does my name mean?
Meanings: Wolf Counsellor Wise Protector Wise Wolf English short form of Radolf or Radulf (meaning composition of "advice" and "Wolf"). In Germany around 1960 very popular. Namesakes: Ralf Dahrendorf, German sociologist.

Ralph was ranked 712 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 3.78% from its previous ranking of 740 in 2015. Ralph was ranked 861 in 1990 list of US girls name and dropped by 4.74% from its previous ranking of 822 in 1988.

Full form of Ralph : Rebellious Adventuresome Likable Philosophical Helpful

Ralph is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2013 and ranked 122 in 2015. Around 3655 people wear Ralph as their first name. Ralph is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Ralph is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1880 and ranked 749 in 2015 in US. Around 413851 people wear Ralph as their first name. Ralph is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1884 and ranked 749 in 2015 in US. Only 413851 people have Ralph as their first name. At the peak of Ralph popularity in 1921 it was given to about 0.366561% of US Boys babies and ranked 23 in 2417606 newborns while On the lowest point of Ralph in 1884 it was wore by only 0.001921% of new born Girls and ranked 238 out of 260325 babies in US. Ralph is not a native United States and Ralph may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. Ralph is given to around 0.115768% of newborns during 1880 to 2015, according to the USSA.

Complete history of Ralph
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Expression number of Ralph is 1.

Ralph loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Ralph generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Ralph Famous people named Ralph
Ivy Ralph in Sheryl Lee Ralph: Life After Dreamgirls as
Hanna Ralph in Die Nibelungen: Siegfried as Actress
Bernadette Ralphs in Stolen as Actress
Stephanie Ralph in The Happiest Days of Your Life: Part 2 as Actress
Jessie Ralph in San Francisco as Actress
Ralph Lauren Asuncion in AWOL-72 as Actress
Sheryl Lee Ralph in Oliver & Company as Actress
Ralph Camargo in Another World as Actor
Ralph Ellison in Ralph Ellison: An American Journey as Writer
Ronnie Ralph in It's a Wonderful Life as Actor
Names like Ralph Ralph Namesakes Related Names: RalRalanaRalandRalandaRaldounRaleahRalebRaledRaleeRaleenRaleghRaleichRaleighRalenRalenaRaleneRaleyRalfRaliaRalibPosts having Ralph: Comments :Ralph is a proper name English, German and Scandinavian men.The name was derived from the ancient Old Norse Raðulfr ( rad "advice" + ulfr "wolf") atavés Old English Raedwulf and its longer form Radulf. This is a contracted form of the name Radulf (hence the Italian Raul ), which means "council of the wolf". It was introduced in England by settlers Scandinavians before the Norman Conquest , and its prevalence increased as a result of it. In the Middle Ages was the most common variant Ralf, while towards the seventeenth century became the most numerous variant Rafe, which reflected its actual ruling. The Ralph variant appeared for the first time in the eighteenth century. The versions of the name in the other languages are English : Ralf , Rafe, Scandinavian ​​: Ralf, German : Ralf. - Lillie Lebouef Popularity of Ralph
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