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Rolf Meaning


What does Rolf mean?

The name Rolf is of Scandinavian origin.

The meaning of Rolf is "famous wolf".

Rolf is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Rolf.

The Given Name Rolf

Rolf is a form of Hrolfr. See Hrolfr for further details.

Rolf appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Rolf falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rolf M. Zinkernagel.

Rolf Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Rolf Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rolf has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rolf to other names.

Rolf Related Names

Rolf is a form of Hrolfr.

The name Roul is a form of Rolf.

Rolf has the diminutive (nickname) Roffe.

Famous Rolfs

  • Rolf M. Zinkernagel ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1996

Rolf Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Rolf.

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Rolf Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rolf in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rolf.

Just for fun, see the name Rolf in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rolf in Nautical Flags page.