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Rudolph

[roo-dolf] /ˈru dɒlf/
noun
1.
Paul (Marvin) 1918–97, U.S. architect.
2.
Wilma (Glodean) [gloh-dee-uh n] /ˈgloʊ di ən/ (Show IPA), 1940–1994, U.S. track and field athlete.
3.
a male given name, form of Rolf.
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Word Origin and History for wilma g. rudolph

Rudolph

masc. proper name, from German Rudolf, from Old High German Hrodulf, literally "fame-wolf," from hruod- "fame, glory" + wolf.

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