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Adolf

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English

Etymology

Of Germanic origin meaning "noble wolf". From Old High German adal ('noble') and 'wolf, wulf ('wolf').

Proper noun

Singular
Adolf

Plural
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Adolf

  1. A male given name, a rare spelling variant of Adolph. Not given to children after World War Two, because of the association with Adolf Hitler.

Translations


Czech

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Proper noun

Adolf m.

  1. A male given name, cognate to Adolph.

Danish

Proper noun

Adolf

  1. A male given name, cognate to Adolph.Not used after World War Two.

Dutch

Proper noun

Adolf

  1. A male given name, cognate to Adolph.

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German

Proper noun

Adolf [[Category:Template:lang:de proper nouns|Adolf]]

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Adolph.

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Usage notes

Adolf was an old-fashioned name already during the Third Reich. Because of the association with Adolf Hitler, the name has not been given to children after 1945.


Swedish

Proper noun

Adolf

  1. A male given name, cognate to Adolph. The name of two Swedish kings. Due to Hitler, not used after World War Two.

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