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Rudolf - Meaning of Rudolf

What does Rudolf mean?

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[ 2 syll. ru-dol(f), rud-o-lf ] The baby boy name Rudolf is pronounced RUW-DaaLF (English), RUW-DaoLF (German), or RUH-DaoLF (Polish) †. Rudolf's language of origin is Germanic. It is predominantly used in Czech, Dutch, English, German, Polish, and Scandinavian. Rudolf is a variant form of the English Rudolph.

The familiar forms Dolf (English, German, and Scandinavian), Rolf (English, German, and Scandinavian), Rudi (German, Hungarian, Slavic, and Spanish), Rudy (English and Spanish), and Ruedi (German), and the spelling variant Rudolph (English) are forms of the name.

See also the related categories, polish, czech, dutch, german, and scandinavian.

Rudolf is a rare baby boy name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1909, 0.008% of baby boys were named Rudolf. It was #798 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly related to Rudolf, Rudy was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Rudolf include Rodolf, Rodolph, Rudolph, Radeliffe, Rodolfo, Rodolphe, Rodolpho, Rudolfo, Rudolphe, and Rudolpho.

† Pronunciation for Rudolf: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)"

A famous person named Rudolf is Engineer Rudolf Diesel, born 18 March 1858 - 29 September 1913, Paris, France.


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