Alf

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See also: alf, ALF, and älf

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alf

  1. A diminutive of the male given names Alfred and Alfonso.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse Alfr, alfr (elf), with an identical meaning in modern Danish. Also a medieval contraction of Adolf, and later used as a pet form of Alfred.

Proper noun[edit]

Alf

  1. A male given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Alfr. Also a contraction of Adolf.

Proper noun[edit]

Alf

  1. A male given name.

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References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 8 803 males with the given name Alf living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1910s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alf

  1. A male given name derived from Old Norse Alfr and from Adolf.

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