Rudolf Name Meaning & Origin

Rudolf

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Rudolf:

Evolution of the Old High German Hrodulf (wolf fame, famous wolf), a compound name composed from the elements hruod (fame) and wulf (wolf). Var: Rudolph.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Rudolf

Rudy, Rudi, Dolph

Meanings and history of the name Rudolf

From Old High German, meaning "famous wolf". May also be spelled Rudolph.

Famous real-life people named Rudolf

Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor
Rudolf, crown prince of Austria-Hungary, who committed suicide at Mayerling in 1889.
Rudolf Nureyev, Russian ballet dancer
Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher, social thinker, architect and esotericist
Rudolf Wolf, Swiss astronomer

Rudolf in song, story & screen

Rudolf Ushiromiya, a character in the visual novel, manga and anime series "Umineko no Naku Koro ni".
Rudolf Island is the northernmost island in Europe.

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