What does Rolph mean?
Rolph [rolph] as a boys' name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Rolph is "wolf counsel; famous wolf". Rolph is an alternate form of Ralph (Old English). Rolph is also a derivative of Rolf (Old German): variation of Rudolph.
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(female) Rolca, Rolfa, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Rolph?
Rolph is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#18765 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Rolph (outside Top 2000) are Dolph, Ralph (#1075 via latest list), Rolf, Rollo and Rudolph. Other variants, like Rolfe, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Rolph was at its most widespread 105 years ago (average #945) and is now significantly less, with versions like Rudolph becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adolph▼, Roch, Roley, Rolly, Roth and Udolph. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rolph.See names in meaning and etymology.