Gandalf

[GæN-dɒɫf]

Old Norse name – especially know from the saga “Lord of The Rings” where Gandalf is a peaceful and powerful wizard.  Midway through The Lord of the Rings, Gandalf becomes the head of the order of Wizards, and is renamed Gandalf the White, referring to his white cloak, this white hair and white long beard.

meaning

staff-elf, staff-man