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Rudolph or Rudolf (French: Rodolphe, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish: Rodolfo) or Rodolphe is a male first name, and, less commonly, a surname. It is an ancient Germanic name deriving from two stems: Hrōþi, Hruod, Hróðr or Hrōð, meaning "fame", "glory" , and olf meaning "wolf"(Hrōþiwulfaz). It is a common name in many Germanic-language speaking countries in Europe, but in the North-American countries it is rare.

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Given name

  • Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, and esotericist


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