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What does Adolphe mean?

Adolphe Pronunciation of Adolphe [adolphe] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and Adolphe means "noble, majestic wolf". Adolphe is a version of Adolph (Old German).

Associated with: noble, wolf.


Adolphe has 4 variants: Addolf, Addolph, Adolf and Adollf.

4 more relations via Adolph: Adolfo, Adolpho, Adolphus and Dolph.

Creative forms:
(male) Aeolphe, Arolphe, ..

(female) Adollie, Adolva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adolphe Dean (A.D.), ..

How popular is Adolphe?

Adolphe is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#51809 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Adolphe was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #1833 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Adolf, Adolfo (#1184 in recent rankings), Adolph, Adolphus and Dolph are the popular variation forms of Adolphe rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Addolph, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Adolphe was at its most widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now significantly lower, with versions such as Adolphus becoming less stylish.

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

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

Similar Names

Adolphe is pronounced similarly to Adelphe and Udolph. Other recommended names are Adelpho, Adelphus, Alpha, Rodolphe (see Rodolfo) and Rolphe. Like Adolphe, these names are not commonly used.

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