Alf: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alf

Alf

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Alfred:

Derived from the Old English Ælfred, a compounding of the elements ælf (elf) and ræd (counsel). Elves were considered to be supernatural beings having special powers of seeing into the future; thus the name took on the meaning "wise counsel."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book

Related Names:

Alfred

Looking for the perfect name? Try the Name MatchMaker to find the perfect baby name for you!

NameVoyager

US Popularity of Alf Over Time

Sister & Brother Names

Know an Alf? What are his siblings named?

Contribute your knowledge to the name Alf

Comments and insights on the name Alf: | Edit
Share what you know!
Personal experiences with the name Alf: | Edit
Share what you know!
Nicknames for Alf: | Edit
Share what you know!
Meanings and history of the name Alf: | Edit

A shortened form of the names Alfonso, Alfred, Alfredo and Alfie.

Famous real-life people named Alf: | Edit

Alf Landon, Former Governor of Kansas and the 1936 Republican nominee for President who was defeated in a landslide by Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Alf Lennon, John Lennon's father.
Alf Morgans, former premier of Western Australia

Alf in song, story & screen: | Edit

Sir Alf, a character from film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
Alf son of Alrik, Mythological Swedish king.
King Alf, the son of Sigar, was the suitor of Alfhild in Norse mythology.
ALF, sitcom about an extraterrestrial named for the acronym "Alien Life-Form."

No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
51
No Way
Definitely

Smart?

49
No Way
Definitely

Sexy?

61
No Way
Definitely

Friendly?

61
No Way
Definitely

Creative?

55
No Way
Definitely

Strong?

58
No Way
Definitely

Young?

56
No Way
Definitely

Sophisticated?