Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Arnulf m. Old English earn, Old Icelandic ǫrn, Old High German, Old Saxon arn 'eagle' + Old Icelandic úlfr, Old High German wolf, Gothic, Old English wulf 'wolf'.

The name of a number of early Frankish and English saints.

Arnoul and Ernoul are Norman variants. For more information, see Morlet, s.nn. Arnou(x), Ernou.

Austria
Latin
890 Arnolfi (gen) UrkStyria 9; 898 Arnolfi (gen) ibid. 12; 928 Arnulfi (gen) ibid. 18; 931 Arnulfi (gen) ibid. 20; c1070 Arnolfi (gen) ibid. 71
Belgium
Latin
1107 Arnulfus (nom) CartStBert 3; 1190 Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 26; 1355 Arnulphus (nom) AM6 p. 8
Brabant
Latin
1312 Arnolphus (nom) JeanIII p. 10, Arnulphus (nom) ibid. p. 2
England
Latin
1189 Ernulfus (nom) GASurv p. 205; 1222 Arnulfus (nom) StPaulDom p. 97; 1300 Arnulphus (nom) ProcSuf-vol3 p. 233
France
Latin
780 Arnulfus (nom) CartNoaille I; c823 Arnulfus (nom) irminon-vol2 7, Palatiolum; 937x993 Arnulfi (gen) CartSavII 1; 969 Arnulfi (gen) ibid.; c996 Arnulfi (gen) ibid. 6; 11thC Arnulphus (nom) CartSPL1 I; 1013 Arnulfus (nom) CartSavII 8; 1013x1033 Arnulfi (gen) CartStPC XLII, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. XLII; 1022 Arnulfus (nom) DocMonSav p. 99; 1029x1033 Arnulfus (nom) CartStPC XII; 1047 Arnulfus (nom) CartNDSaintes II; 1059 Arnulfus (nom) StVdM-II 689; 1067 Arnulfus (nom) CartNDSaintes XII; 1101x1129 Arnulfus (nom) CartStPC XXVI, Arnulphus (nom) ibid. XXVIII; 1107 Ernulfus (nom) ibid. XVII; 1112 Arnulfo (abl) CartNDJosaphat I, Arnulphus (nom) ibid. I; 1119 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. VII; 1121 Arnulfo (abl) ibid. IX; 1123 Arnulfus (nom) CartYonne1 CXXXVI; 1130x1150 Ernulfus (nom) CartStPC XXVII; 1135 Arnulfi (gen) CartNDdOurscamp LXXVIII, clairvaux-12thc 7; 1138x62 Arnulfi (gen) ibid. 86, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 61, Ernulfus (nom) ibid. 79; c1139 Ernulfus (nom) CartNoyers DXII; c1140 Arnulfum (acc) CartNDdOurscamp LXXXIII; 1147 Arnulfo (abl) clairvaux-12thc 15, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 15; 1147x61 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 38; 1147x62 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 55, Ernulfus (nom) ibid. 44; 1150 Hernulfus (nom) ibid. 22; 1163 Arnulphi (gen) CartNDdOurscamp XCVI, Ernulfo (abl) clairvaux-12thc 104; 1163–64 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 108; 1164 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 120; 1166 Ernulfus (nom) ibid. 128; 1173 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 155; 1174 Arnulfo (abl) ibid. 158; 1178 Hernulphus (nom) ibid. 168; 1179 Arnulfi (gen) ibid. 181, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 181; 1190 Arnulfus (nom) CartNDdOurscamp LXXIX; 1196 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. LXIV; 1260 Arnulpho (abl) ArrestReg-volI VII, Candlemas, Arnulphum (acc) ibid. XV, Ascension; 1267 Arnulfus (nom) NDParisII 2-XXIX; 1270 Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 2-XLI; 1301 Arnulphi (gen) MemPic-vol17 p. 247, Arnulphus (nom) ibid. p. 177; 1378 Arnulpho (dat) hanquetvol1 190
Old French
1262 Ernouf (obl) StOuen p. 4; 1292 Ernoul (obl) HistHdVParis p. 118; 1296 Ernoul paris1296 p. 5; 1313 Arnoul Paris1313 p. 72, Ernol ibid. p. 2, Ernoul ibid. p. 16
1313 Ernoulet Paris1313 p. 71
Middle French
1365 Arnoul ActsCharlesV no. 231; 1388 Ernoul thierry; 1392 Arnoul MemBret-II col. 615, Ernoul ibid. col. 610; 1393 Arnoul ibid. col. 620; 1418 Arnoul DdB1418 p. 198; 1421 Arnoul favier 830; 1438 Arnoul ibid. 17; 1562 Arnoul RegPCC-1 p. 12; 1563 Arnoul ibid. p. 18
1418 Arnoulet DdB1418 p. 197, HGParis p. 373, Ernoulet DdB1418 p. 212, HGParis p. 386; 1421 Arnoulet favier 70, Arnoullet ibid. p. 227; 1423 Arnoulet ibid. 355; 1438 Arnoulet ibid. 9
Germany
Latin
828 Arnolf (nom) OrkGZ no. 29; 842 Arnolfus (nom) HambUrk-vol1 X; 888 Arnolfi (gen) ibid. XXII, quix-vol1 5, Arnolfus (nom) HambUrk-vol1 XXII, quix-vol1 5, Arnolphi (gen) ibid. 5; 891 Arnolfi (gen) UrkStyria 10; 895 Arnolfi (gen) ibid. 11; 930 Arnulphi (gen) quix-vol1 10; 1064 Arnolphus (nom) ibid. 92; 1100 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 78; 1103 Arnolphus (nom) ibid. 62, Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 62; 1108 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 85; 1130 Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 63; 1134 Arnulphi (gen) ibid. 97; 1135 Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 64; 1136 Arnulphi (gen) ibid. 80, Arnulpho (abl) ibid. 98, Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 98; 1153 Arnulphus (nom) ibid. 30
Israel
Latin
1115 Arnulfo (abl) CartNDJosaphat VI, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. VI
Italy
Latin
c1080 Arnolfi (gen) UrkStyria 83
Scotland
Latin
1094 Earnulf (nom) ESC XII
Sweden
Latin
1350 Arnolpho (dat) SDHK no. 6023
Old Swedish
1379 Ærinolf (nom) SDHK no. 11542
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Arnulf". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Arnulf.