a Latinized variant of Adolph.

Would any man named Adolphus - any man called Dolly! - object to being called something else?

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  • Adolphus — ist ein männlicher Vorname und Familienname. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung 2 Bekannte Namensträger 2.1 Vorname 2.2 Zwischenname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ADOLPHUS — ADOLPHUS, English family, known in the synagogue as Bira. Its members included JACOB ADOLPHUS, stockholder in the Bank of England (late 17th century), founder member of the London Ashkenazi Synagogue. Among his sons were: SIMON, a physician, who… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Adolphus — m Latinized form of ADOLF (SEE Adolf) (the ph a result of hypercorrection). This has been a recurring name in the Swedish royal family, and this form has also been used occasionally in the English speaking world …   First names dictionary

  • ADOLPHUS — I. ADOLPHUS Comes Holsatiae, a Danorum Iugo patriâ liberatâ, in Livonia etiam contra Ethnicos multa praeclare gessit. Crantz. l. 8. Saxo. Spond. A. C. 1239 n. 22. II. ADOLPHUS Princeps Anhaltinus, Comes Ascaniae, Mersburgensis Episcopus, factus A …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Adolphus, S. (1) — 1S. Adolphus, Ep. (11. Febr.) Altd. Ataulf, Adolf, d.i. der helfende Vater. – Der hl. Adolph wurdeum die Mittedes 12. Jahrh. von vornehmen Eltern geboren und bekleidete zuerst eine Domherrnstelle zu Köln. Da er einst das Cisterzienserkloster Kamp …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Adolphus, S. (2) — 2S. Adolphus, (17. Juni), ein Bischof von Mastricht. S. S. Adulphus1 …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Adolphus (3) — 3Adolphus (Adolphius), (15. al. 25. Jan.), ein Abt zu Manlieu. S. Adelphius3 …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge — Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge, GCB, GCVO, CMG (Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus), born Prince Adolphus of Teck and later The Duke of Teck (13 August 1868 ndash; 23 October 1927), was a member… …   Wikipedia

  • Adolphus Washington Greely — Adolphus Greely Adolphus Greely (Rechts) und Knud Rasmussen Adolphus Greely (eigentlich Adolphus Washington Greely; * …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Adolphus Graf von der Decken — Adolphus von der Decken Schloss Ringelheim …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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