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What does Adolphus mean?

Adolphus Pronunciation of Adolphus as a name for boys has its root in Old German, and the meaning of the name Adolphus is "noble, majestic wolf". Adolphus is a version of Adolph (Old German).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ad-, -us, noble, wolf



RELATIONS VIA ADOLPH Addolph, Adolphe, Adolpho, Dolphus



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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)

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

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

Which version is better?

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adolphus, Adolph, Adolphe, Dolphus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Adolphus is pronounced similarly to Adelfus and Adelphus. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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