Adolf is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English, Germanic’ origin. The baby name Adolf means “Distinguished Or Strong Wolf”.
Origin of the name is: “English, Germanic”
Adolf is a Boy name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “AH + dawlf”
Adolf Name Meaning:
The name Adolf comes from two Germanic words – ‘adel’, which means ‘distinguished or noble”, and ‘wulf’, which means ‘wolf’. It was common in Germany to use the name Wulf in their names to denote a warrior who has distinguished himself in battle. The name Adolf has however fallen out of usage after World War II due to its negative associations with Adolf Hitler.
It is a Christian baby name.
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Famous people with this name:
Saint Adolf of Osnabruck, German bishop;
Adolf, King of Germany ;
Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden;
Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born Nazi dictator and mass-murderer;
(Otto) Adolf Eichmann, German Nazi SS commander;
Adolf Joseph Ferdinand “Dolfo” Galland, German WWII general and flying ace;
Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos, Austrian-Czech architect;
Adolf Dickfeld, German WWII flying ace;
(Johann Friedrich Wilhelm) Adolf von Baeyer, German chemist who synthesized indigo; winner of the Nobel Prize ;
Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus, German chemist; winner of the Nobel Prize;
Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt, German biochemist; winner of the Nobel Prize