Name
RALPH

Name RALPH

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 440,650 births of Ralph in the countries below, which represents an average of 3,103 births of children bearing the first name Ralph per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 1,090 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Ralph   
In Italiano Nome Ralph   


Information about the first name Ralph

We celebrate Ralph on June 21st
The first name Ralph is listed in our categories :The first name Ralph has been assigned to:
99.96% to boys
0.04% to girls
The country where the first name Ralph is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 5 letters including 1 vowel and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Ralph

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Ralph : Ralhp, Rhalp

Ralph in Japanese *

Romajirarufu
Katakanaラルフ
Hiraganaらるふ
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Ralph in Japanese
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Ralph in sign language

Ralph in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Ralph

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English Radulf, from Old English Rǣdwulf (also as Raulf), from Proto-West Germanic *Rādawulf, from Proto-Germanic *Rēdawulfaz. Reinforced by similar forms brought to England, e.g. Old Norse Ráðúlfr, then in the Norman form Old French Radulf, Radulph. For the sense relating to vomiting, see ralph.
Etymology src :
  • US 1960s, of uncertain origin, apparently derived from a use of the male name Ralph, but perhaps imitative.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • ralph (third-person singular simple present ralphs, present participle ralphing, simple past and past participle ralphed)
  • (slang) To vomit.
  • Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vomit
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • ralph (plural ralphs)
  • (UK, regional, obsolete) A raven.
Alternative forms src :
  • (surname): Rawle
Anagrams src :
  • Prahl
Anagrams src :
  • Prahl
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɹælf/
  • Rhymes: -ælf
  • (older UK) IPA(key): /ɹeɪf/
  • Rhymes: -eɪf
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɹælf/
  • Rhymes: -ælf
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • talk to Ralph on the big white telephone
DE German
Proper noun src :
  • Ralph
  • a male given name from English, a less common variant of Ralf
 

Popularity of the name Ralph

Number of RALPH births per year

Total births of Ralph by country

Births with the first name Ralph
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
410,767
168
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
8,515
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
7,098
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
2,998
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
2,199
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
1,715
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
1,698
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
1,500
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
721
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
547
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
400
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
375
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
370
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
351
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
342
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
304
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
267
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
120
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
59
1
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
49
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
49
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
24
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
10
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
2
0
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
1
0

Total births of Ralph by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Ralph
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
692
0
USUnited State of America
2022
109
0
DEGermany
2022
99
0
NLNetherlands
2022
52
0
BEBelgium
2022
43
0
SESweden
2022
34
0
FRFrance
2022
15
0
NZNew Zealand
2022
12
0
IEIreland
2022
9
0
ONOntario
2019
6
0
QCQuebec
2022
6
0
ARArgentina
2015
4
0
CLChili
2021
3
1
ATAustria
2021
2
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
2
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
1
0

Comments on the name Ralph

Personalities with the first name Ralph

There are 327 personalities with the first name Ralph


Ralph Waldo Emerson
src

United states of america
Essayist Orator Diarist Unitarian pastor Writer Poet Biographer Christian minister Philosopher


Ralph Fiennes
(Ralph Nathaniel Fiennes) src

United kingdom Serbia
Television actor Film actor Actor Character actor Stage actor Voice actor Film director Film producer


Ralph Bunche
src

United states of america
Diplomat Political scientist


Ralph Steinman
src

Canada United states of america
Physician Professor Biologist Researcher Immunologist


Ralphie May
src

United states of america
Comedian Television actor Podcaster Stand-up comedian


Ralph Nader
src

United states of america
Writer Lawyer Politician Historian Columnist University teacher Journalist Environmentalist Novelist Political activist Lobbyist Political writer


Ralph Vaughan Williams
src

United kingdom
Conductor Organist Pedagogue Film score composer Choreographer Musicologist Classical composer


Ralph Ellison
src

United states of america
Writer Music critic Journalist Literary critic Critic Novelist Essayist Prosaist Literary scholar Autobiographer


Ralph Lauren
src

United states of america
Fashion designer


Ralph Richardson
(Ralph David Richardson) src

United kingdom
Stage actor Film director Television actor Film actor



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Ralph
Full list of personalities with the first name Ralph

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Ralph

There are 1414 actors and actresses with the first name Ralph
Ralph Skan
Ralph Alexander
Ralph Ting
Ralph Rodriguez
Ralph Kaminski
Ralph Amoussou
Ralph Woods
Ralph Woolfolk Iv
Ralph Pelleymounter
Ralph Xavier Frugone
Ralph Matthews
Ralph Kretschmar
Ralph Long
Ralph Smith
Ralph Gassmann
Ralph D'ambrose
Ralph Andracchio
Ralph Cahill
Ralph Lambiase
Ralph Caspers
Ralph Steel
Ralph Lister
Ralph Freda
Ralph Martin
Ralph Ineson
Ralph Haddon
Ralph Hönicke
Ralph E. Tresvant
Ralph Brownewell
Ralph Steiger

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Ralph
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Ralph

Rankings of first name RALPH by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#85GB United Kingdom2021
#253BE Belgium2022
#265SE Sweden2022
#317NL Netherlands2022
#384NZ New Zealand2022
#417IE Ireland2022
#519DE Germany2022
#613AR Argentina2015
#628QC Quebec2022
#1082CL Chili2021
#1234US United State of America2022
#1323ON Ontario2019
#1511AT Austria2021
#2022FR France2022
#2408CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#2419CH Switzerland2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#6225CL Chili2021