Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Arnulf m. Old English earn, Old High German, Old Saxon arn 'eagle' + 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.

Belgium
Latin
1107 Arnulfus (nom) CartStBert 3
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
c823 Arnulfus (nom) irminon-vol2 7, Palatiolum; 937x993 Arnulfi (gen) CartSavII 1; 969 Arnulfi (gen) ibid.; c996 Arnulfi (gen) ibid. 6; 1013 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 8; 1013x1033 Arnulfi (gen) CartStPC XLII, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. XLII; 1029x1033 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. 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; 1115 Arnulfo (abl) ibid. VI, Arnulfus (nom) ibid. VI; 1119 Arnulfus (nom) ibid. VII; 1121 Arnulfo (abl) ibid. IX; 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; 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
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
1388 Ernoul thierry; 1392 Arnoul MemBret-II col. 615, Ernoul ibid. col. 610; 1421 Arnoul favier 830; 1438 Arnoul ibid. 17; 1562 Arnoul RegPCC-1 p. 12; 1563 Arnoul ibid. p. 18
1418 Arnoulet HGParis p. 373, Ernoulet ibid. p. 386; 1421 Arnoulet favier 70, Arnoullet ibid. p. 227; 1423 Arnoulet ibid. 355; 1438 Arnoulet ibid. 9
Germany
Latin
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; 930 Arnulphi (gen) ibid. 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
Scotland
Latin
1094 Earnulf (nom) ESC XII
Sweden
Latin
1350 Arnolpho (dat) SDHK no. 6023
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Arnulf". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Arnulf.