What does Adolphus mean?
Adolphus /adol-phus/ [3 sylls.] as a name for boys. Adolphus' root is Old German, and the meaning of the name Adolphus is "noble, majestic wolf". Adolphus is a version of Adolph (Old German) with the suffix -us.
Adolphus▼ has 1 variant: Adulfus.more]
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. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Adolphus for boys. Adolphus reached its highest rank of #409 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Adolphus and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Adolphus listed in the Top 1000 are Adolf, Adolfo, Adolph, Dolph and Dolphus. Forms like Adolpho are uncommon. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3108%) and are now significantly less popular, with the forms Adolf, Adolfo, Adolph and Adolphus becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Adolphus▼ is pronounced similarly to Adelphus. Like Adolphus, this name is not frequently used.