Origin of the name RAULF.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name RAULF.
form of Anglo-Saxon Randulf
(q.v.), from old German Randwulf
(q.v.), meaning "shield wolf." (History of Christian Names,
Raulf, grandson of
Ethelred (being the son of his daughter Goda, by Walter de Mantes); in
1041 made Earl of the Magesetan (Flor. Wigorn.—Hoveden); he was
afterwards banished. In 1051 he was restored to his Earldom by the
Confessor. (The Rise and Progress of the English Commonwealth,