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What does Rolphe mean?

Rolphe Pronunciation of Rolphe [rolphe] as a name for boys is an Old German name, and Rolphe means "famous wolf". Rolphe is a version of Rudolph (Old German): name of the red-nosed reindeer.

Associated with: famous, wolf.


Rolphe has 3 variants: Rolf, Rolfe and Rolph.

5 more alternative forms via Rudolph: Dolph, Rodolph, Rodolphe, Rollo and Rudolpho.

Creative forms:
(male) Rophe, Roxphe, ..

(female) Rolale, Rolphi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rolphe Demetrius (R.D.), ..

How popular is Rolphe?

Rolphe is an unusual first name for men. Rolphe is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rudolph, Rollo, Rolf and Dolph are the prominent alternative forms of Rolphe (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Rolfe, are seldom used. These forms of Rolphe reached the apex of their popularity in the 1920s (median #1274), but now, the version Rudolph has become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dolph, Rolf, Rollo, Rudolph in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Rolphe is alike in pronunciation to Ralph. Other recommended names are Adelphe, Adolphe, Boothe, Josephe, Moshe, Roane, Roarke, Robbie, Roch, Roche, Roddie, Rodge, Rodnee, Rodnie, Roe, Roice, Roland, Roldan, Roley, Rollan, Rolle, Rollie, Rollin, Rolly, Rome, Ronnie, Roone, Roper, Roque, Rorke, Roscoe, Rosse, Roth, Rothe, Rourke, Rowe, Rowlee, Royale, Royce, Royle and Rylee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rolphe.

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