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Adolf Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from the Germanic personal name Atha-ulf, which was widely adopted in other languages throughout central Europe; it is composed of the Old High German elements ad- (as in adal ‘noble’) + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Wolf, Rolf, Nolf, Adel, Marolf, Rudolf, Poll, Doll, Pandolfo, Alf

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Adolf Family Origin

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Adolf Family Occupations

What did your Adolf ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Packer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adolf. A less common occupation for the Adolf family was Confectioner. The most common Adolf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Adolf's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Cigar Packer

    6%
  • Confectioner

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Adolf ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Adolf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Adolf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adolf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Adolf. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Adolf. For the veterans among your Adolf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adolf Life Expectancy

What is the average Adolf lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Adolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Adolf in 1945 was 21, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adolf

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adolf ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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