Alf Name Meaning & Origin
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."
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A shortened form of the names Alfonso, Alfred, Alfredo and Alfie.
- Famous real-life people named Alf
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
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."