Why turkey has the same name as Turkey
masc. proper name, introduced in England by the Normans, from Old Norse Hrolfr, related to Old High German Hrodulf, literally "wolf of fame" (see Rudolph). Rolfing (1972) as a deep massage technique is named for U.S. physiotherapist Ida P. Rolf (1897-1979), and first attested 1958, as Rolf Technique.
Rolfing Rolf·ing (rôl'fĭng)
A service mark used for a technique of deep muscular manipulation and massage for the relief of bodily and emotional tension.