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What does Dolphus mean?

Dolphus Pronunciation of Dolphus [dol-phus] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and Dolphus means "noble, majestic wolf". Dolphus is a variant form of Adolph (Old German). Dolphus is also a derivative of Dolph (Old German).

Associated with: noble, wolf.


Dolphus has 3 variants: Dollfus, Dollfuss and Dollphus.

1 more alternative form via Adolph, Dolph: Adolphus.

Creative forms:
(male) Daphus, Diphus, ..


Middle name pairings:
Dolphus Konrad (D.K.), ..

How popular is Dolphus?

Dolphus is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#96480 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dolphus was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak position of #680 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Dolphus appearing in the Top 2000 are Dolph, Adolphus and Adolph. Usage of these relations of Dolphus was at its apex 135 years ago (median #542), but now, versions such as Adolphus have become somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelphus, Alpheus, Aonghus, Delius, Delphin, Delphinus, Donahue, Donatus, Donohue, Josephus, Ponthus, Rochus, Rudolphus and Sophus. Like Dolphus, these names are not frequently used.

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