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Meaning and name origin

Adolphus \a-dol-phus, ad(o)-lphus\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adolphus is "noble, majestic wolf". Adolphus is a variant of Adolph (Old German): 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.

Adolphus has 1 variant form: Adulfus.


Adolphus is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#48505 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Adolphus for boys (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adolphus name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Adolphus and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Adolph and Adolphus. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adolph, Adolphus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Adolphus is also pronounced similarly to Adelphus. Other suggested similar baby names are Adolphe and Adolpho. Like Adolphus, these names are not commonly used.


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