Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Gerulf m. Old High German, Old Saxon gēr 'spear' + Old High German wolf, Gothic wulf 'wolf'.

The name of an 8th C Belgian saint.

Belgium
Middle Dutch
1336 Gheerolf (nom) RSG1336-39 p. 1, Gherolf (dat) ibid. p. 7, Gherolve (dat) ibid. p. 2
France
Latin
c823 Gerulfus (nom) irminon-vol2 20, Palatiolum; 862x876 Girulfi (gen) InsMacon X; 11thC Gerulphus (nom) CartSPL1 I
Germany
Latin
822x875 Geruf (nom) TradCorb §24, Gerulf (nom) ibid. §24; 828 Gerolf (nom) OrkGZ no. 29
The Netherlands
Latin
1258 Gerolphus (nom) OHZI-II no. 42
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Gerulf". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Gerulf.