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Name Alf

Origin:From Old English words for elf and counselTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Alfred
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Al, Ali, Ali, Aly, Ralf, Ulf     Details
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About Alfred/Alfreda, the group of names with the same origin as Alf

Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin, male:known from Alfred the Great, king of Wessex (9th century AD)
 one of the few Old English names that became popular beyond England
Words:aelf = the elf  Old English
 raed = the counsel  Old English
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:4:Alfie England+Wales 2011,  9:Alfred Denmark 2015,  89:Alfredo Madrid 1998,  93:Alf Sweden 2014
Somehow related to:Avery/Avery, Avery/Avery
Old/original forms:Aelfred Old English
Name variants:Alfreda, Alf, Alfie, Alfred, Alfredo, Fredi   Sortable list   Details
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Sweden prevalence 2014 93