"elf counsel"

Alf Origin and Meaning

The name Alf is a boy's name meaning "elf counsel".

Short form of Alfred that had fallen out of favor, but could come back alongside Alfie and other clunky old-style nicknames like Gus and Ike.

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Famous People Named Alf

  • Alfred Mossman "Alf" LandonAmerican politician; 26th Governor of Kansas, defeated by Franklin Roosevelt in the 1936 presidential election
  • Alfred Alexander "Alf" TaylorAmerican politician; 34th Governor of Tennessee
  • Alf ClausenAmerican composer

Alf in Pop Culture

  • ALFacronym for the Animal liberation front, terrorist organization
  • A.L.F.80's TV show about an Alien Life Form dubbed ALF
  • Alfred James "Alf" Stewartcharacter on Australian soap "Home and Away"
  • Alf son of Sigarking in Norse mythology
  • Alf son of AlaricSwedish king of the House of Yngling
  • Alf Witcharacter in British comic "The Beano"
  • Sir Alfcharacter in film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"
  • 'Unlucky' Alfcharacter in British TV series "The Fast Show"
  • Brother Alflater Abbot Mordalfus, in Brian Jacques' Redwall books "Redwall" and "Mattimeo"

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