The name Ralph is of English origin and means "Wolf Counsel." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Can be pronounced "Ralf" or "Rafe." Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer/poet. Ralph Vaughan Williams, composer. Ralph Cramden, character from the TV show "The Honeymooners" played by Jackie Gleason.