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Gender: Male Meaning of Ralphie: "wolf-counsel" Origin of Ralphie: Diminutive of Ralph

The name Ralphie is a boy's name meaning "wolf-counsel". Ralphie and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

From the experts:

Ralphie is one of those short forms that have been out of style for so long it just might have a chance of coming back in, if you can get past seeing it as a desperate attempt to cute-ify a stodgy old man's name.

Many would associate it with the boy in A Christmas Story, though it doesn't quite qualify as a Christmas baby name.

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Essa Says:


Well I love it! I do love Ralph as well mind but this is just super cute for a little boy. Time to bring both back!