[ad-olf, ey-dolf; German ah-dawlf]
- a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “noble” and “wolf.”
Also Ad·olph, Ad·olphe, A·dol·phus [uh-dol-fuh s] /əˈdɒl fəs/.
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Examples from the Web for adolph
Franklin Roosevelt had his renewal handed to him in 1940 by Adolph Hitler and the fall of France.On Hillary: Why Do Democrats Want to Become the Party of Stagnant Ideas?
April 6, 2013
Adolph Ochs did not want to have an editorial page when he took over Times.Trying Times at The New York Times
Alex S. Jones
October 1, 2012
Sulzberger was the grandson of Adolph Ochs, who bought the Times in 1896 and turned it into a leading American paper.The Legacy of Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, Publisher and CEO of The New York Times
September 29, 2012
The nimble direction by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen does justice to the witty script by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.'The Artist,' 'Hugo,' and the History of Movies About Movies
December 28, 2011
Mr. Adolph Meyers sprang to his feet with the impact of the shock.Blue-grass and Broadway
Maria Thompson Daviess
Adolph Krause was his name, a man still young, a married man.The Petticoat Commando
Adolph Hahr and Alfred Meissner are also among the contributors.
You the young lady that got stuck in that hole by Adolph Zolzac's?Free Air
For example, Adolph means noble-wolf, and Rudolph glory-wolf.The Log of the Sun
Word Origin and History for adolph
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper