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The name Rudolph is of Germanic origin, and means famous wolf.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Rudolph has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Rudolph
Use of the Name Rudolph for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
51,557 10,694 2,092 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Rudolph has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Rudolph last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1992, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Rudolph
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188021854  
188118662  
188223052  
188319661  
188418277  
188518970  
188619869  
188717871  
188823854  
188916583  
189015492  
189118768  
189216995  
1893149101  
1894148104  
1895147106  
1896154108  
1897147109  
1898147115  
1899153100  
1900145147  
190117287  
1902151119  
1903153121  
1904150128  
1905156132  
1906158125  
1907162135  
1908140173  
1909148172  
1910148217  
1911155216  
1912141453  
1913137566  
1914139729  
1915135975  
1916138986  
1917141943  
1918148965  
1919168808  
1920169832  
1921157969  
19221381,134  
19231281,305  
19241381,226  
19251361,249  
19261111,638  
19271111,675  
19281341,303  
19291401,216  
19301401,216  
19311471,096  
1932158958  
1933167848  
1934175777  
1935181743  
1936192646  
1937197627  
1938192682  
1939210584  
1940205629  
1941218603  
1942222656  
1943222661  
1944238568  
1945234575  
1946246626  
1947250693  
1948240717  
1949224816  
1950243752  
1951228827  
1952239783  
1953255734  
1954276651  
1955279654  
1956274716  
1957319571  
1958345484  
1959366459  
1960376444  
1961393408  
1962399416  
1963396410  
1964412379  
1965426329  
1966402353  
1967453276  
1968463270  
1969485251  
1970462308  
1971484273  
1972515231  
1973536215  
1974548214  
1975589188  
1976577199  
1977624181  
1978621181  
1979617192  
1980622197  
1981661169  
1982624192  
1983645175  
1984675165  
1985705157  
1986773138  
1987735154  
1988724169  
1989729184  
1990848146  
1991942127  
1992994119  
Totals:  51,557 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Rudolph as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Rudolph appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 113 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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