Adolf

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Greenland Greenlandic
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

1) German younger form of Athalwolf [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

2) German younger form of Attaulf [4] [11]

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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Aðólf
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Adolfe
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Ádolfe
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Adolph
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Adolv Swedish
Âtulfe
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Greenlandic

See also Adolfo, Ādolfs, Adolphus, Alef
For short and variant forms see Aatos, Adalf, Alf, Ate, Âto, Dolf
For female forms see Adolfa

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Adolfinpoika Finland
Adolfsen Denmark Norway
Adolfson Norway Sweden
Adolfssen Norway
Adolfsson Faroe Islands Iceland Norway Sweden
Adolfssøn Norway
Adolfsøn Norway

Female

Adolfdatter Norway
Adolfintytär Finland
Adolfsdatter Denmark Norway
Adolfsdotter Sweden
Adolfsdóttir Faroe Islands Iceland

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
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Adolf
Accusative: Adolf
Dative: Adolfi
Genitive: Adolfs
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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Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 22,216 people were named Adolf (percentage of first or only given name: 15 %) [15]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[17]
n.a.
7201 0 0
n.a.
7201
Sweden Sweden[18]
153 1990 0 0 153 1990
Greenland Greenland[19]
32 132
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[20]
35 84
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[21]
76
n.a.
0
n.a.
76
n.a.
Norway Norway[22]
81
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
81
n.a.
  #: 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)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Adolf (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Adolf (m)


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. 10.0 10.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  11. Elof Hellquist: Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1922)
  12. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  13. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  17. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  18. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  19. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  20. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  21. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  22. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no