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Adolph meaning and name origin
Adolph \a-dol-ph, ad(o)-lph\ as a boy's name is pronounced a-DOLF. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adolph is "noble, majestic wolf". The Latin form Adolphus arrived in Britain in mid-19th century, having been a German and Swedish royal name and also a saint's name. The name has become less common since the infamous Adolf Hitler and World War II. Filmmaker Adolph Zukor; French actor Adolphe Menjou; fashion designer Adolfo; beer magnate Adolph Coors.
Adolph has 13 variant forms: Ad, Addolf, Addolph, Adolf, Adolfo, Adulfus, Adollf, Adolphe, Adolpho, Adolphus, Dolf, Dolph and Dolphus.
Baby names that sound like Adolph are Udolph, Adelphe and Adelpho.
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Popularity of Adolph
Adolph is a somewhat popular first name for men (#642 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#16658 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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