Randolph: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Randolph

Randolph

Pronunciation: RAN-dahlf (key)

Origin of the name Randolph:

Derived from the Old Norse Randulfr, a name introduced by the Scandinavians, which is composed from the elements rand, rönd (the edge or rim of a shield) and ulfr (wolf): hence, "shield wolf." The use of the name was further reinforced by the Norman introduction of the Germanic cognate Randolph after the Conquest.

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Dolph, Rand, Randolf, Randy

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