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Name Rudolf

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

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Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, Dutch, English, Czech, Polish
Short forms:Dolf, Rudi, Rudy, Ruud
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ludolf, Adolf, Dolf, Gundolf, Randolf, Rodolfo, Rolf, Rudolph, Rumold     Details
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About Rudolf, the group of names with the same origin as Rudolf

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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Austria prevalence 2015 17
Germany prevalence 2005 31
Switzerland prevalence 2013 30
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