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Gandalf Meaning


What does Gandalf mean?

The name Gandalf is of Norse origin.

The meaning of Gandalf is "wand elf".

Gandalf is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Gan-dalf.

The Given Name Gandalf

Memorable and sophisticated, it is a name considered by many parents.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Gandalf is also great as a middle name.

Gandalf falls into the Norse myth name category.

Gandalf Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Gandalf Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Gandalf has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Gandalf to other names.

Gandalf Related Names

Famous Gandalfs

  • Gandalf ~ The Hobbit character, The Lord of the Rings character

Gandalf Numerology

What will your new littleGandalf be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Gandalf are often defensive and accurate but most of all they are read more >>

Gandalf Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Gandalf in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Gandalf.

Just for fun, see the name Gandalf in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Gandalf in Nautical Flags page.