Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Ralph.
Rolf is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1167 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#9291 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rolf for boys. Rolf reached its highest rank of #897 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rolf and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rudolph, Rowland, Rollo, Rolf and Ralph. (2014 statistics).