Rolf

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking # in 2013 and #13566 in 2014.

Famous People

Rolf Saxon (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Rolf Benirschke (TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Old Norse Hrólfr, and from its Old French equivalent, cognates of Rudolph. Brought to England by the Normans, survived in surnames and was revived in the 19th century, partly due to its modern Scandinavian cognate.

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Germanic language-).

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

In German

Origin: Medieval German contraction of Rudolf. Later associated with modern Scandinavian Rolf.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Swedish

Origin: From Old Norse Hrólfr.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Origin: Old Norse Hrólfr.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Norwegian

Origin: From Old Norse Hrólfr. Cognate with German Rudolf and English Rudolph.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).