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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rodolph

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Alt. Meaning

R is for rock star, let it out!

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

P is for popular, that you are!

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Notable Persons Named Rodolph

Rodolph Austin is a soccer player for the Brøndby IF, Portmore United F.C., SK Brann, Leeds United F.C., and Jamaica national football team. Rodolph was born on June 1st, 1985 in Clarendon Parish, Jamaica. Rodolph is also known as Austin and Rodolph William.


Ray Miron was an ice hockey executive. Ray was given the name Rodolph Miron on March 20th, 1923 in Cornwall, Ontario. He breathed his last breath on August 28th, 2015.


Rodolph Lysaght Wigley was a businessman. Rodolph was born as the child of Thomas Henry Wigley on October 21st, 1881 in South Canterbury, New Zealand. He left this life on April 27th, 1946.


Rodolph Crandall was a Mayor of Hillsboro, Oregon, and List of mayors of Hillsboro. Rodolph was born on February 19th, 1832 in Watson, New York. He passed away on October 23rd, 1922.


Rodolph Amessan is an athlete for the F.C. Famalicão.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rodolph

Katy Rodolph was an athlete for the Alpine skiing at the 1952 Winter Olympics, Alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics, FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1950, and FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1954. Katy was born on November 1st, 1930 in Denver. She left this life on September 17th, 1994.


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Popularity of Rodolph as a last name

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Common last names for Rodolph

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rodolph U.S.
  White 57.69% 64.26%
  African American 38.46% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rodolph

People with the last name Rodolph are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Rodolph

  • How Popular is the name Rodolph? Rodolph is the 27,649th most popular name of all time. As a last name Rodolph was the 112,568th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rodolph have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 189 babies born with the first name Rodolph in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rodolph to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rodolph? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Rodolph first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rodolph is Sunday, January 31st, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Rodolph born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rodolph was in 1927 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Rodolph: Your name in reverse order is Hplodor. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Prolhod. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rodolph? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 156 people with the last name Rodolph.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rodolph? Rodolph is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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