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What does Dolph mean?

Dolph Pronunciation of Dolph [dolph] as a boys' name is of Old German origin. Short form of Adolph. Actor Dolph Lundgren.


Dolph has 5 variants: Dolf, Dollfus, Dollfuss, Dollphus and Dolphus.

Affiliated boy name: Rudolph.

3 more alternative forms via Adolph: Addolph, Adolphe and Adolpho.

Creative forms:
(male) Dalph, Dolda, ..

(female) Dolpha, Dolphi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dolph Zaden (D.Z.), ..

How popular is Dolph?

Dolph is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#15167 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dolph reached its top position of #944 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Rudolph, Dolphus, Adolphe and Adolph are the prominent related forms of Dolph. Other variants, like Adolpho, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Dolph reached its apex during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.2%).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dolan, Ralph, Rolph and Udolph. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dolph.