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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. Comes from the Germanic "rad and wulf" Means: "advice and Wolf" If party on July 7.. Rather introverted,Ralphattach great importance to their inner spiritual life. Discreet little expansive,Ralphare loners. Workers, volunteers, obstinate,Ralphgo through with their business. In love,Ralphare possessive or jealous. Good and generous, their morality is strict. Ralph have few friends, but choose with care and loyalty is unwavering.

Full form of Ralph : Rebellious Adventuresome Likable Philosophical Helpful

Ralph is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2013 and ranked 122 in 2015. Around 3068 people wear Ralph as their first name. Ralph is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Ralph was a rare first name for a girl but is a very very popular first name for a boy which is popular since 2003 and ranked 712 in 2016 in United States. Around 414066 people wear Ralph as their first name. Ralph is a very consistent name over the past 130 years. 0.114554% of people in US have this given name.

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 Adolph, Alph, Ardolph, Bardalph, Bardolph, Bardulph, Botolph, Dolph, Fridolph, Hardulph, Ingulph, Lyulph, Radolph, Radulph, Ralph, Randalph, Randolph, Randulph, Rodolph, RolphFamous 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
Ralph Fiennes, actor,director
Ralph Bakshi, animation department,director,writer
Ralph Bellamy, actor
Ralph Macchio, actor,producer,director
Ralph Winter, producer,director,actor
Ralph Strasser, director,editor
Ralph Burns, composer
Ralph Rainger, composer
Ralph M. Abalos, actor
Ralph Acton, casting director
Ralph Adano, actor
Ralph Adivinola, actor
Names like Ralph Ral, Ralana, Raland, Ralanda, Raldoun, Raleah, Raleb, Raled, Ralee, Raleen, Ralegh, Raleich, Raleigh, Ralen, Ralena, Ralene, Raley, Ralf, Ralia, Ralib
Ralph Namesakes Posts 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
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