Adolf

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) German younger form of Athalwolf [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

2) German younger form of Attaulf [4] [10]

Related Names

Aadolf
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Aatolfi
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Aatoli
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Aatolppi
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Aatoltti
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Aatolvi
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Aatovi
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Adel
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Adolf
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Adólf
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Icelandic
Aðólf
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Icelandic
Adolfe
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Danish
Ádolfe
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Sami
Adolph
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Danish Swedish
Alef
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Aleph
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Âtulfe
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Greenlandic

For Latinised forms see Adolphus
For short and variant forms see Aatos, Alf, Ate, Âto, Dolf
For female forms see Adolfa

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Adolfsson (♂), Adolfson (♂), Adolfsdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Adolfsen (♂), Adolfson (♂), Adolfsson (♂)
  • Icelandic: Adolfsdóttir (♀)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Adolf
Genitive: Adolfs
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Adolf
Accusative: Adolf
Dative: Adolfi
Genitive: Adolfs
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Adolf
Genitive: Adolfin
Partitive: Adolfia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Adolf
Genitive: Adolfs
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Adolf
Genitive: Adolfs

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

26 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

23 June

Sweden Sweden

23 June

Further Information

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Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
0 1 212 2617
Norway Norway[13]
0 n.a. 109 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[14]
0 n.a. 102 n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
0 0 n.a. 7165
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Adolf(m)

Sources: [12] [14] [13] [15]

References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dr. Ernst Förstemann: Altdeutsches namenbuch (1856)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  8. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  9. Inger Lautin (Red.): Hva skal barnet hete? (1993)
  10. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  11. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi