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Rudolph meaning and name origin

Rudolph \r(u)-dol-ph, rud(o)-lph\ as a boy's name is pronounced ROO-dolf. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rudolph is "famous wolf". Name of the red-nosed reindeer. Rudolfo is a Spanish form. Actor Rudolph Valentino; ballet celebrity Nureyev.

Rudolph has 18 variant forms: Dolph, Raoul, Rodolfo, Rodolph, Rodolphe, Rolf, Rolfe, Rollo, Rolph, Rolphe, Rudey, Rudi, Rudie, Rudolf, Rudolfo, Rudolpho, Rudolphus and Rudy.

A baby name that sounds like Rudolph is Rodolf.

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Popularity of Rudolph

Rudolph is a very popular first name for men (#356 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1483 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Rudolph compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Rudolph only.

Popularity of name Rudolph
Popularity of Rudolph