What does Rolf mean?
For more on this name, see also the related boy name Ralph.
Rolf is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1167 out of 1220, Top 96%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#9291 out of 88799, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Rolf for boys. Rolf was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #897 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Rolf and associated names. Popular variation forms of Rolf listed in the Top 1000 are Rudy (#866 last year), Rodolfo (#945), Rudolf, Rudolph, Rowland, Ralph, Raoul, Dolph and Rollo. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest during 1930-1939 and is now significantly less, with versions such as Rodolfo, Rudy, Ralph, Rudolph and Rowland falling out of fashion. (2014 Birth Statistics)