From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Rudolf. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1960

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany
  • Western Germany

Variant Spelling

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of the Old High German name Hruodolf

Combination of 'fame' and 'wolf'

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