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Name Rudy

Origin:From Old High German words for fame and wolfTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Rudolf
US 2015 rank:#867     ... 866:Justus, 867:Reyansh, 868:Rudy, 869:Santana, 870:Misael ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Judy, Ruby, Rudi, Ruy, Trudy     Details
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About Rudolf, the group of names with the same origin as Rudy

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin:old Germanic two-element name
 in the Middle Ages a popular name for rulers, e.g. Rudolf of Habsburg (13th century AD)
Words:hruod = the fame  Old High German
 wolf = the wolf  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:17:Rudolf Austria 2015,  31:Rolf Switzerland 2013,  91:Rudy Belgium 2013,  115:Rudi Belgium 2013,  347:Rodolfo USA 1980-1989,  975:Rudolph USA 1990-1999
Old/original forms:Hruodolf Old High German, Rudolphus Latinized
Name variants:Dolf, Rodolfo, Rodolphe, Roelof, Rolf, Rudi, Rudolf, Rudolph, Rudy, Ruedi, Ruodi, Ruud   Sortable list   Details
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Belgium prevalence 2013 91
France 2002 246
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 436,  1980-1989 383
USA yearlyGraph2015 867,  2014 863,  2013 810,  2012 798,  2011 731,  2010 740,  2009 726,  2008 635,  2007 704,  2006 631,  2005 587,  2004 557,  2003 574,  2002 565,  2001 535,  2000 554,  1999 520,  1998 522,  1997 463,  1996 475,  1995 461,  1994 438,  1993 432
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