More info about the name "Dolph"
Dolph is a diminutive of Adolph, or Adolf. The name Adolf comes from two Germanic words, 'adel' which means 'distinguished or noble'', and 'wulf' which means 'wolf'. It was common in Germany to use the name Wulf in their names to denote a warrior who has distinguished himself in battle. The name Adolf has however fallen out of usage after World War II due to it's negative associations with Adolf Hitler.