Ralph Family History
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Ralph Name Meaning
English: from a Middle English personal name composed of Germanic rad ‘counsel’, ‘advice’ + wolf ‘wolf’. This was first introduced into England by Scandinavian settlers in the Old Norse form Ráðulfr, and was reinforced after the Conquest by the Norman form Ra(d)ulf. Compare German Rudolf.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rath, Rampe, Rasch, Ranch, Rash, Balch, Rach, Delph, Rapp, Rauch