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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Adolphus

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  1. A male given name, a Latinized variant of Adolph.

Notable Persons Named Adolphus

Adolphus Busch was a brewing executive and founder. Adolphus was born on July 10th, 1839 in border|22px Kastel. He passed away on October 10th, 1913.

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His most notable accomplishments were from 1956 to 1956. John was given the name Adolphus Raymondus Vernon Agopsowicz on February 24th, 1932 in Zehner, Saskatchewan. He breathed his last breath on February 1st, 2005.

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Dolph Sweet was an actor. He was most active from 1961 to 1961. Dolph was given the name Adolphus Jean Sweet on July 18th, 1920 in New York City, New York, U.S. He passed away on May 8th, 1985.

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Adolphus Busch III was a brewing executive. Adolphus was born as the child of August Anheuser Busch and Sr. on February 10th, 1891. He died on August 29th, 1946.

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Adolphus Washington Greely is a military person. His military service ended in 1908.

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Adolphus Washington is a football player. Adolphus was born in Cincinnati.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Adolphus

Prince Adolphus was royalty. Prince was born as the child of George III of the United Kingdom and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz on February 24th, 1774 in Buckingham Palace. He died on July 8th, 1850.

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He holds the title Prince Palatine. Prince was born as the child of Frederick V, Elector Palatine, Elizabeth Stuart, and Queen of Bohemia on January 14th, 1632 in The Hague. He passed away on January 9th, 1641.

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Milton was born on January 27th, 1913. He passed away in 1998.

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John Adolphus is a lawyer and historian. John was born in 1768.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 17 0 17
1881 21 0 21
1882 14 0 14
1883 19 0 19
1884 17 0 17
1885 24 0 24
1886 19 0 19
1887 19 0 19
1888 18 0 18
1889 21 0 21
1890 15 0 15
1891 14 0 14
1892 19 0 19
1893 28 0 28
1894 11 0 11
1895 22 0 22
1896 21 0 21
1897 15 0 15
1898 22 0 22
1899 11 0 11
1900 19 0 19
1901 11 0 11
1902 12 0 12
1903 13 0 13
1904 17 0 17
1905 19 0 19
1906 18 0 18
1907 14 0 14
1908 13 0 13
1909 13 0 13
1910 28 0 28
1911 22 0 22
1912 41 0 41
1913 30 0 30
1914 49 0 49
1915 64 0 64
1916 68 0 68
1917 78 0 78
1918 79 0 79
1919 72 0 72
1920 72 0 72
1921 68 0 68
1922 85 0 85
1923 73 0 73
1924 70 0 70
1925 49 0 49
1926 53 0 53
1927 65 0 65
1928 53 0 53
1929 55 0 55
1930 55 0 55
1931 59 0 59
1932 67 0 67
1933 47 0 47
1934 50 0 50
1935 54 0 54
1936 45 0 45
1937 41 0 41
1938 56 0 56
1939 49 0 49
1940 50 0 50
1941 63 0 63
1942 46 0 46
1943 36 0 36
1944 46 0 46
1945 37 0 37
1946 38 0 38
1947 43 0 43
1948 48 0 48
1949 67 0 67
1950 55 0 55
1951 48 0 48
1952 58 0 58
1953 43 0 43
1954 47 0 47
1955 66 0 66
1956 37 0 37
1957 51 0 51
1958 49 0 49
1959 49 0 49
1960 46 0 46
1961 40 0 40
1962 37 0 37
1963 36 0 36
1964 26 0 26
1965 33 0 33
1966 31 0 31
1967 21 0 21
1968 27 0 27
1969 28 0 28
1970 23 0 23
1971 24 0 24
1972 26 0 26
1973 19 0 19
1974 21 0 21
1975 25 0 25
1976 16 0 16
1977 17 0 17
1978 14 0 14
1979 17 0 17
1980 23 0 23
1981 13 0 13
1982 20 0 20
1983 10 0 10
1984 15 0 15
1985 21 0 21
1986 19 0 19
1987 14 0 14
1988 19 0 19
1989 21 0 21
1990 13 0 13
1991 9 0 9
1992 15 0 15
1993 13 0 13
1994 17 0 17
1995 16 0 16
1996 6 0 6
1997 6 0 6
1998 10 0 10
1999 11 0 11
2000 10 0 10
2001 12 0 12
2003 8 0 8
2004 11 0 11
2005 7 0 7
2006 6 0 6
2007 9 0 9
2012 6 0 6
2014 6 0 6
2015 6 0 6
2016 8 0 8

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Popularity of Adolphus as a first name

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Popularity of Adolphus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Adolphus U.S.
  White 9.26% 64.26%
  African American 74.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.09% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Adolphus

People with the last name Adolphus are most frequently African American or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Adolphus

  • How Popular is the name Adolphus? Adolphus is the 4,282nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Adolphus was the 49,824th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Adolphus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,097 babies born with the first name Adolphus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Adolphus to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Adolphus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 17 new born babies.
  • When was Adolphus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Adolphus is Tuesday, June 1st, 1852.
  • What year had the most people named Adolphus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Adolphus was in 1922 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Adolphus Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Adolphus is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Adolphus: Your name in reverse order is Suhploda. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hapdosul. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Adolphus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 421 people with the last name Adolphus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Adolphus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Adolphus as their last name since less than 1 person in 714k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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