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1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Adolf

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Noble wolf
  • #8137 All Time
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19k Adolph (German)
15k Adolfo (Italian)
4k Adolphus (German)

How popular is the name "Adolf" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 0 6
1882 5 0 5
1883 6 0 6
1884 6 0 6
1885 7 0 7
1891 10 0 10
1892 5 0 5
1894 5 0 5
1896 5 0 5
1897 8 0 8
1899 5 0 5
1900 8 0 8
1901 6 0 6
1902 8 0 8
1903 5 0 5
1904 5 0 5
1906 9 0 9
1907 5 0 5
1908 10 0 10
1909 7 0 7
1910 11 0 11
1911 13 0 13
1912 23 0 23
1913 22 0 22
1914 37 0 37
1915 45 0 45
1916 55 0 55
1917 50 0 50
1918 56 0 56
1919 46 0 46
1920 46 0 46
1921 50 0 50
1922 23 0 23
1923 41 0 41
1924 42 0 42
1925 40 0 40
1926 40 0 40
1927 36 0 36
1928 51 0 51
1929 24 0 24
1930 38 0 38
1931 25 0 25
1932 22 0 22
1933 17 0 17
1934 21 0 21
1935 15 0 15
1936 20 0 20
1937 21 0 21
1938 13 0 13
1939 16 0 16
1940 21 0 21
1941 14 0 14
1943 8 0 8
1944 5 0 5
1945 7 0 7
1947 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1949 10 0 10
1950 9 0 9
1951 6 0 6
1952 7 0 7
1954 9 0 9
1955 11 0 11
1956 9 0 9
1957 11 0 11
1958 8 0 8
1959 12 0 12
1960 12 0 12
1961 10 0 10
1962 5 0 5
1963 12 0 12
1964 12 0 12
1965 10 0 10
1966 7 0 7
1968 10 0 10
1969 9 0 9
1970 10 0 10
1971 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1973 5 0 5
1975 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1983 7 0 7
1990 5 0 5

Want to know about the populiarty of Adolf? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,394 babies born with the name Adolf in the United States. That's more than enough Adolfs to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Adolf" was in 1918 with a total of 56 babies.

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Adolf" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of only 55 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Adolf popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Adolf in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Adolf" mean? The list below shows the origins of Adolf as well as things modernly associated with the name Adolf such as celebrities named Adolf.

German

Origin and Meaning of Adolf

The name "Adolf" is of German origin, and it means "Noble wolf". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Adolf Loos

Adolf Loos is an architect. Adolf was born in 1870 as Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos in Brunn (Brno), Austria-Hungary.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

F is for fair, always honest and true.

Your name in reverse order is "Floda". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Fodal". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Adolf born Oct 13, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 1650. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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