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What does Bardolf mean?

Bardolf Pronunciation of Bardolf [bar-dolf] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Bardolf is "axe-wolf". A drunken fool named Bardolph appears in four of Shakespeare's plays.

Associated with: old english, wolf, plays (literary).


Bardolf has 5 variants: Bardolph, Bardou, Bardoul, Bardulf and Bardulph.

Creative forms:
(male) Baldolf, Brodolf, ..

(female) Barbal, Bardell, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bardolf Michelangelo (B.M.), ..

How popular is Bardolf?

Bardolf is a rare given name for men. Bardolf is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Bardolf has yet to be listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Addolf, Adolf, Baldor, Barbour, Bard, Barde, Barden, Bardo, Bardon, Bardric, Barlow, Barlowe, Baron, Barron, Bartel, Barthol, Barthold, Bartle, Bartome, Barton, Bartow, Baudoin, Bernold (see Bernal), Bertol (see Berthold), Bertold (see Berthold), Bertoll (see Berthold), Bertolt, Bordon, Botolf, Fridolf, Odolf, Randolf, Ranolf, Rodolf, Rudolf and Udolf. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bardolf.

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