Meaning and Origin of: Egloff

Family name origins & meanings

  • German and Swiss German : from the Germanic personal nameEgilolf, composed of the elements agi(l) ‘edge’, ‘point’ (of a sword) + wolf ‘wolf’, cognate with Old EnglishEcgwulf. This was the name of several Lombard kings (ancestors of the Bavarian ducal line of the Agilolfinger), who introduced the name to Italy.