Adolf name - Meaning of Adolf

Adolf name - Meaning of Adolf

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German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Ancient Germanic, English
AH-dawlf (German) , AH:-dawlf (Dutch)
Adolf Meaning
From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant "noble wolf" from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and wulf. It was borne by several Swedish kings as a first or second name, most notably by Gustav Ii Adolf in the 17th century. Association with Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), the leader of the Nazi party in Germany during World War Ii, has lessened the use of this name. 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.

Adolf Related Names
Variants: Adalwolf, Adolphus (Ancient Germanic), Adolphe
Diminutives: Ade (Dutch), Alf (Swedish), Alf (Norwegian), Alf (Danish)
Other Languages: Adolph, Dolph (English), Aadolf, Aatto, Aatu (Finnish), Adolphe (French), Adde, Ade (Frisian), Adolfo (Italian), Dölf, Dulf (Limburgish), Adolfo, Adolfito, Fito (Spanish)

Adolf Celebrities
Adolf Hitler - former German leader, Adolf Born - artist, Adolf Loos - architect,

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