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Origin & Meaning

The name Rolf is of Scandinavian origin.

The meaning of Rolf is "famous wolf".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 13566 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.    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.


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Related Names

Rolf is a form of the name Hrolfr.

The name Roul is a form of Rolf.

Rolf has the diminutive (nickname) Roffe.

Other Tidbits

Rolf falls into the animal name category.

Name Fun

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