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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.

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Popularity of Rudolph

Rudolph is a very popular first name for males (#356 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1483 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Rudolph name in U.S.
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