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Rudolph Meaning


What does Rudolph mean?

The name Rudolph is of German and English origin.

The meaning of Rudolph is "famous wolf".

Rudolph is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ru-do-lph.

The Given Name Rudolph

Rudolph is a form of Rudolphus. See Rudolphus for further details.

Daring and simple, it is a name considered by many parents.

This 3 syllable name has adventure and charm.

A bold name that will be appealing to parents.

Rudolph falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rudolph A. Marcus, and Rudolph Valentino.

Rudolph Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 3,343 in baby name popularity for boys with 34 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,989 in baby name popularity for boys with 40 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Rudolph Related Names

Rudolph is a form of Rudolphus.

Rudolph has the diminutive (nickname) Rudy.

Famous Rudolphs

  • Rudolph ~ Saint
  • Rudolph A. Marcus ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1992
  • Rudolph Valentino ~ Actor

Rudolph Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Rudolph.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Rudolph are often cooperative and present but most of all they are read more >>

Rudolph Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rudolph.

Just for fun, see the name Rudolph 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 Rudolph in Nautical Flags page.