What does Rolf mean?
Related boy name: Ralph.Creative forms:
(male) Raullf, Rholf, ..
(female) Rolfi, Rolfie, .. Middle name pairings:
Rolf Damien (R.D.), ..
How popular is Rolf?
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 (#12022 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Rolf was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #912 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Rolf listed in the Top 2000 are Rudy (#868 last year), Rodolfo (#935), Ralph (#1075), Rudolfo, Rudolph, Rudolf, Rollo, Raoul, Dolph and Rowland. Adoption of these relations of Rolf was widespread among parents during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.9%) and is now significantly diminished, with versions such as Rudy falling out of fashion.
Rolf is alike in pronunciation to Ralf. Other suggested similar names are Adolf, Alf, Dolf, Eyolf, Odolf, Raff, Ranolf, Roald, Roan, Rob▼, Robb, Robi, Roch, Rock, Rod▼, Rodd, Rodolf, Roe, Rog, Roi, Roley, Rolly, Rome, Ron▼, Ronn, Rory▲, Ross▼, Roth, Roul, Row, Rowe, Rowl, Rowly, Roy▼, Royle, Udolf, Ulf, Wolf, Woolf and Wulf. These names tend to be less commonly used than Rolf.See names in meaning and etymology.