UK had 20 Adolfs since WWII

At least 20 babies born in the United Kingdom after World War Two were named Adolf, new research has shown.British family tree organisation announced today (Weds) that more than 20 newborns were given the same name as Austrian-born Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.The agency said the most recent registration occurred in 2005, adding that 320 children born in the UK between 1837 and 1939 were named Adolf as well.Adolf, a traditional Germanic first name, was very common in Germany and Austria until after 1945 when it slumped in popularity. There are however no official figures for these countries on how many parents named their newborn boys Adolf.