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Ralf Name Meaning

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Meaning of Ralf

Red Wolf
Wolf Counsel.

Ralf Name Origin

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Ralf name origin
The name, introduced by the Scandinavians, was reinforced by the Normans, who brought in the Germanic cognate Radulf, which is from the elements rād (counsel) and wulf (wolf). The English developed their own cognate, Rædwulf, from the Old English elements ræd (counsel) and wulf (wolf).
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Ralf Hütter (born 20 August 1946 in Krefeld, Germany) is the lead singer, keyboardist, and reportedly "band leader" of Kraftwerk and is usually the one interviewed. The name, introduced by the Scandinavians, was reinforced by the Normans, who brought in the Germanic cognate Radulf, which is from the elements rād (counsel) and wulf (wolf). The English developed their own cognate, Rædwulf, from the Old English elements ræd (counsel) and wulf (wolf).
Ralf Name also appears in following Origin(s): Germanic, Scandinavian, English
Ralf also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Anglo, Australian, British, Danish
Famous Name Ralf
Ralf Dahrendorf,
is a German-British sociologist, philosopher, political scientist and politician.He was born in Hamburg, the son of Lina and the late Gustav Dahrendorf, a social democrat member of the German Parliament. He studied philosophy, classical philology and sociology at Hamburg University between 1947 and 1952, became a doctor of philosophy and classics (Dr. phil.) in 1952. He continued his academic research at London School of Economics as a Leverhulme Research Scholar in 1953-54, gaining a PhD in 1956. He was a professor of sociology in Hamburg (1957-60), Tübingen (1960-64) and Konstanz (1966-69).
 
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