Meaning and name origin
Dolphus \d(o)-lphus, dol-phus\ as a boy's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Dolphus is "noble, majestic wolf". Dolphus 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. Also a variant of Dolph (Old German): short form of Adolph.
Dolphus is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dolphus for boys. Dolphus reached its highest rank of #677 in the U.S. in 1880-1889 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Dolphus and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Dolphus, Dolph and Adolph. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).