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pinWhat does Adolphus mean?

Adolphus /adol-phus/ 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.

Adolphus has 4 more relations via Adolph: Addolph, Adolphe, Adolpho and Dolphus.

Kreatif forms: Adaelphus, Adolphusau, Auadolphus. [more]

pinHow 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)

Presented below is the baby name history 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 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the boy name Adolphus and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Adolphus listed in the Top 1000 are Adolph and Dolphus. Other forms, like Adolphe, are uncommon. These relations of Adolphus were favored during the years 1880-1889 (median #407) and are now significantly less popular, with the forms Adolph and Adolphus becoming less fashionable.

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

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

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Adolphus is pronounced similarly to Adelfus and Adelphus. Other recommended similar baby names are Adelphe, Adelpho, Adohnes, Adolf, Adolfo, Adollf, 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, Josephus, Ponthus, Rochus, Rudolphus, Sophus and Udolph. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adolphus.