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Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alf m. Old Saxon, Old Norse alf 'elf', or a diminutive of any of various names beginning with this element.

The name of a mythological Swedish king and a mythological Danish king.

Cf. Albo.

Middle Low German
1364 Alff BbRT p. 334; 1387 Alff ibid. p. 339; 1404 Aelff ibid. p. 344; 1414 Aelff ibid. p. 347; 1421 Alff ibid. p. 349; 1432 Alff ibid. p. 355; 1433 Alf ibid. p. 356; 1434 Allef ibid. p. 356; 1437 Alff ibid. p. 360
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alf". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2020, no. 1.