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since 1880
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830
in the U.S.
in 2010

Adolf

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19k Adolph (German)
15k Adolfo (Italian)
4k Adolphus (German)

How popular is the baby 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 10 0 10
1955 10 0 10
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

Fun Facts about the name Adolf

  • How many people with the first name Adolf have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,394 babies born with the first name Adolf in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adolf to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adolf? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Adolf first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adolf is Sunday, October 10th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Adolf born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adolf was in 1918 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Adolf Factoid: According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adolf is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1916.
  • Weird things about the name Adolf: Your name in reverse order is Floda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ofald. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adolf? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 830 people with the last name Adolf.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adolf? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adolf as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Adolf as a first name

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Common last names for Adolf

  • Schmidt
  • Johnson
  • Meyer
  • Mueller
  • Weiss
  • Schultz
  • Schaefer
  • Meier
  • Muller
  • Hansen
  • Stern

Common first names for Adolf

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adolf U.S.
  White 92.17% 64.26%
  African American 2.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adolf

People with the last name Adolf are most frequently White

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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.

From Old High German adal (“noble”) + wulf (“wolf”). Cognate with English Ethelwolf from Old English Æþelwulf.

  1. A male given name, a variant of Adolph, very rarely given to children after World War II, because of its association with Adolf Hitler.

Adolf was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Dutch, Faroese, German, Hungarian, Slovak, and Swedish

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Adolf

Adolf Eichmann
Adolf Galland
Adolf Hitler
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Adolf Tolkachev
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Adolf Hitler Speech

What does the name Adolf mean?

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Fis for future, always looking ahead.

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