Meaning and Origin of Adolf - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Adolf

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • German : Noble wolf

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • German, Dutch, and Scandinavian : from the Germanic personal name Atha-ulf, which was widely adopted in other languages throughout central Europe; it is composed of the Old High German elements ad- (as in adal ‘noble’) + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.