Rodolfo

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33k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rodolfo

"Rodolfo" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Fame wolf". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Rodolfo

Rudolph Valentino was an actor. His career lasted from 1914 to 1926. Rudolph was given the name Rodolfo Alfonso Raffaello Pierre Filibert Guglielmi di Valentina d'Antonguolla on May 6th, 1895 in Castellaneta. He died on August 23rd, 1926.

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Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta was a wrestler. Rodolfo was born in Tulancingo. He died on February 5th, 1984.

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Rudy Ruiz is an entrepreneurship, author, and entrepreneur. Rudy was given the name Rodolfo Ruiz in Brownsville, Texas.

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Rodolfo "Rudy" Reyes is an actor. His military service ended in 2005. Rodolfo was born on December 3rd, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Dolphy was a comedian. Dolphy was given the name Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr. on July 25th, 1928 in Tondo, Manila. He died on July 10th, 2012.

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Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzáles was a boxer. Rodolfo was born on June 18th, 1928 in Denver. He left this life on April 12th, 2005.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Rodolfo

Rodolfo is a soccer player for the FC Terek Grozny, Fluminense FC, FC Dynamo Kyiv, FC Lokomotiv Moscow, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, CR Vasco da Gama, and Brazil national under-23 football team. Rodolfo was born on October 23rd, 1982 in Santos, São Paulo.

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Cornejo was born on September 7th, 1983.

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Col. was born on February 7th, 1919 in Bato, Catanduanes. They left this life on January 9th, 2012.

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Nasi is a rock music, blues rock, post-punk, brazilian rock, and punk rock musician. His ongoing career started in 1981. Nasi was given the name Marcos Valadão Rodolfo on January 26th, 1962.

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Carlos Rodolfo is an athlete for the Centro de Futebol Zico de Brasília Sociedade Esportiva.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 5 0 5
1904 7 0 7
1906 9 0 9
1907 8 0 8
1908 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1910 11 0 11
1911 9 0 9
1912 19 0 19
1913 31 0 31
1914 30 0 30
1915 45 0 45
1916 40 0 40
1917 54 0 54
1918 53 0 53
1919 67 0 67
1920 73 0 73
1921 91 0 91
1922 93 0 93
1923 118 0 118
1924 126 0 126
1925 173 0 173
1926 182 0 182
1927 218 0 218
1928 226 0 226
1929 207 0 207
1930 203 0 203
1931 163 0 163
1932 146 0 146
1933 136 0 136
1934 148 0 148
1935 145 0 145
1936 131 0 131
1937 115 0 115
1938 120 0 120
1939 126 0 126
1940 122 0 122
1941 132 0 132
1942 144 0 144
1943 171 0 171
1944 162 0 162
1945 200 0 200
1946 233 0 233
1947 212 0 212
1948 228 0 228
1949 250 0 250
1950 266 0 266
1951 299 0 299
1952 303 0 303
1953 340 0 340
1954 342 0 342
1955 297 0 297
1956 282 0 282
1957 299 0 299
1958 303 0 303
1959 296 0 296
1960 318 0 318
1961 303 0 303
1962 319 0 319
1963 282 0 282
1964 323 0 323
1965 318 0 318
1966 311 0 311
1967 331 0 331
1968 316 0 316
1969 281 0 281
1970 393 0 393
1971 351 0 351
1972 391 5 386
1973 375 0 375
1974 383 0 383
1975 451 0 451
1976 427 0 427
1977 414 0 414
1978 437 6 431
1979 448 5 443
1980 572 9 563
1981 609 0 609
1982 557 5 552
1983 475 0 475
1984 449 5 444
1985 470 0 470
1986 568 8 560
1987 513 7 506
1988 446 8 438
1989 564 5 559
1990 581 6 575
1991 574 0 574
1992 600 7 593
1993 586 7 579
1994 599 0 599
1995 540 0 540
1996 546 0 546
1997 508 0 508
1998 579 0 579
1999 571 0 571
2000 586 0 586
2001 494 0 494
2002 452 0 452
2003 493 0 493
2004 490 0 490
2005 496 0 496
2006 496 0 496
2007 426 0 426
2008 355 0 355
2009 303 0 303
2010 300 0 300
2011 258 0 258
2012 221 0 221
2013 227 0 227
2014 225 0 225
2015 227 0 227
2016 193 0 193

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Popularity of Rodolfo as a first name

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Popularity of Rodolfo as a last name

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Common last names for Rodolfo

  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Hernandez
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Garza
  • Sanchez
  • Flores
  • Ramirez
  • Diaz
  • Gomez
  • Torres
  • Chavez
  • Gutierrez
  • Castillo
  • Rivera

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rodolfo U.S.
  White 14.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 30.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.21% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 49.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rodolfo

People with the last name Rodolfo are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Rodolfo

  • How Popular is the name Rodolfo? Rodolfo is the 1,298th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rodolfo was the 74,141st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rodolfo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,541 babies born with the first name Rodolfo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rodolfo to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rodolfo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rodolfo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rodolfo is Monday, May 19th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Rodolfo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rodolfo was in 1981 with a total of 609 babies.
  • Random Rodolfo Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rodolfo ranks 89th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 7 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Rodolfo: Your name in reverse order is Oflodor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fldooro. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rodolfo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 261 people with the last name Rodolfo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rodolfo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Rodolfo as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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