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What does Adolfo mean?

Adolfo Pronunciation of Adolfo [adol-fo] as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of Adolfo is "noble, majestic wolf". Adolfo is a variant form of Adolph (Old German).

Associated with: noble, wolf.


Adolfo has 1 variant: Adolpho.

7 more different relations via Adolph: Addolf, Addolph, Adolf, Adollf, Adolphe, Adulfus and Dolf.

Creative forms:
(male) Adollo, ..

(female) Adolfi, Adolva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adolfo Finley (A.F.), ..

How popular is Adolfo?

Adolfo is a very popular first name for males (#567 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#67317 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Adolfo reached its peak position of #488 in the U.S. in 2003, and is presently at #1184. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adolfo name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adolfo outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Adolfo (#1184 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000 are Adolphe, Adolph and Adolf. These forms of Adolfo were popular as birth names during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.1%) and have become significantly less common since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adolfo, Adolf, Adolph, Adolphe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adolfo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adolfo is alike in pronunciation to Adelfo, Adelpho and Udolfo. Other suggested similar names are Adal, Adamo, Adao, Adel, Adelfus, Adil, Adlai, Adlar, Adler, Adley, Adlin, Ado, Adom, Adon, Adones, Adonia, Adonis, Adonys, Adrino (see Adrian), Adulio, Aeolos, Aeolus, Agnolo, Agosto, Aiolos, Aiolus, Aldo, Alf, Alfa, Alfeo, Alfio, Alfo, Alfy, Alldo (see Aldo), Alonso, Alonzo, Alouf, Alto, Amalio, Amelio, Apollo, Apollon, Apollos, Apolo, Araldo, Arlo, Arnoldo, Aroldo, Arrlo, Atilo, Odolf, Odolff, Rodolfo, Rudolfo (see Rudolph) and Udolf. These names tend to be less commonly used than Adolfo.

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