What does Adolphus mean?
Adolphus▼ has 1 variant: Adulfus.Creative forms:
(male) Adaelphus, Alphus, ..
(female) Adolis, Adolthea, .. Middle name pairings:
Adolphus Yonatan (A.Y.), ..
How popular is Adolphus?
Adolphus is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#59611 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Adolphus reached its highest rank of #410 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Adolphus listed in the Top 2000 are Adolph, Adolphe and Dolphus. Other forms, like Adolpho, are uncommon. These relations of Adolphus were favored in the 1880s (median #806), but now, forms such as Adolph have become less fashionable.
Adolphus▼ is pronounced similarly to Adelfus and Adelphus. Other recommended names are Adelphe, Adelpho, Adohnes, Adolf, Adolfo▼, Adollf (see Adolph), Adones, Adonias, Adonis▲, Adonys, Aeolos, Aeolus, Aiolos, Aiolus, Akillius, Aldous, Aldus, Alexus, Alfeus, Aloisius, Aloysius▼, Alpha, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Alphons, Altus, Aonghas, Aonghus, Apollos, Cleophus, Dollfus, Dollphus (see Dolph), Josephus, Ponthus, Rochus, Rudolphus, Sophus and Udolph. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adolphus.See names in meaning and etymology.