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What does Rudolphus mean?

Rudolphus Pronunciation of Rudolphus [rudol-phus] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of Rudolphus is "famous wolf". Rudolphus is a variant form of Rudolph (Old German): name of the red-nosed reindeer.

Associated with: famous, wolf.


3 related forms via Rudolph: Rodolph, Rodolphe and Rudolpho.

Creative forms:
(male) Riddolphus, Rodolphus, ..

(female) Rudolchel, Rudolshan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rudolphus Jarrett (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rudolphus?

Rudolphus is an unusual first name for men. Rudolphus is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Rudolphus (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Rudolph. This relation of Rudolphus was at the peak of its popularity a century ago (#136), but now, Rudolph has become less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rudolph in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adelphus, Adolphus, Cleophus, Dollphus (see Dolph), Dolphus, Ludovicus, Randolph, Rochus, Roldolpho, Rolph, Rolphe, Rudolf, Rudolfo (see Rudolph), Rufous and Sophus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rudolphus.

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