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Rudolph

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How popular is the baby name Rudolph in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 54 0 54
1881 62 0 62
1882 52 0 52
1883 61 0 61
1884 77 0 77
1885 70 0 70
1886 68 0 68
1887 71 0 71
1888 54 0 54
1889 83 0 83
1890 92 0 92
1891 68 0 68
1892 95 0 95
1893 101 0 101
1894 104 0 104
1895 106 0 106
1896 108 0 108
1897 109 0 109
1898 115 0 115
1899 100 0 100
1900 147 0 147
1901 87 0 87
1902 119 0 119
1903 120 0 120
1904 128 0 128
1905 132 0 132
1906 125 0 125
1907 135 0 135
1908 173 0 173
1909 173 0 173
1910 218 0 218
1911 217 0 217
1912 453 0 453
1913 564 0 564
1914 739 7 732
1915 980 6 974
1916 988 0 988
1917 952 6 946
1918 972 10 962
1919 803 0 803
1920 835 5 830
1921 967 7 960
1922 1,144 0 1,144
1923 1,305 0 1,305
1924 1,237 9 1,228
1925 1,255 12 1,243
1926 1,644 7 1,637
1927 1,695 10 1,685
1928 1,324 17 1,307
1929 1,232 10 1,222
1930 1,233 15 1,218
1931 1,113 13 1,100
1932 964 5 959
1933 854 6 848
1934 787 8 779
1935 745 0 745
1936 647 0 647
1937 629 0 629
1938 683 0 683
1939 588 0 588
1940 628 5 623
1941 599 0 599
1942 659 0 659
1943 662 0 662
1944 579 5 574
1945 578 5 573
1946 634 6 628
1947 696 0 696
1948 718 0 718
1949 820 0 820
1950 756 0 756
1951 835 5 830
1952 777 0 777
1953 743 0 743
1954 653 0 653
1955 661 7 654
1956 721 0 721
1957 568 0 568
1958 486 0 486
1959 459 0 459
1960 442 0 442
1961 413 0 413
1962 413 0 413
1963 411 0 411
1964 378 0 378
1965 329 0 329
1966 352 0 352
1967 276 0 276
1968 270 0 270
1969 251 0 251
1970 309 0 309
1971 274 0 274
1972 232 0 232
1973 220 5 215
1974 222 6 216
1975 188 0 188
1976 199 0 199
1977 181 0 181
1978 182 0 182
1979 190 0 190
1980 196 0 196
1981 170 0 170
1982 192 0 192
1983 178 0 178
1984 165 0 165
1985 157 0 157
1986 138 0 138
1987 156 0 156
1988 169 0 169
1989 183 0 183
1990 146 0 146
1991 131 0 131
1992 119 0 119
1993 108 0 108
1994 105 0 105
1995 105 0 105
1996 109 0 109
1997 76 0 76
1998 92 0 92
1999 62 0 62
2000 72 0 72
2001 81 0 81
2002 69 0 69
2003 65 0 65
2004 59 0 59
2005 58 0 58
2006 50 0 50
2007 45 0 45
2008 54 0 54
2009 35 0 35
2010 32 0 32
2011 44 0 44
2012 43 0 43
2013 35 0 35
2014 47 0 47
2015 41 0 41

Want to know about the popularity of the Rudolph baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,307 babies born with the name Rudolph in the United States. That's more than enough Rudolphs to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 54 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Rudolph" was in 1927 with a total of 1,685 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rudolphs)

According to the 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Rudolph" ranks #112 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Montana. Imagine that, 6 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1914. Across the entire United States a total of 739 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Rudolph popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Rudolph

The name "Rudolph" is of English origin, and it means "Famous wolf". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1914 to 1926. Rudolph was born in 1895 as Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla in Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy.

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Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani is an officeholder. Rudy was born in 1944 as Rudolph William Louis Giuliani in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Rudolph van Veen

Rudolph was born in 1967.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Rudolph

Rudolph Abel
Rudolph Contreras
Rudolph Fentz
Rudolph Giuliani
Rudolph Mcgriff
Rudolph Nureyev
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer Lyrics
Rudolph Virchow

Alternative Meanings

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

Your name in reverse order is "Hplodur". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lhuoprd". 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 Rudolph born Aug 16, 1943

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-Central approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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