Yeah, please don't name any child ADOLPH. The boy is really going to suffer- that name propably won't be used at all thanks to History.
Also Karl-Heinz and other combos like that are still grinned at. They sort of bring up the picture of an overweight guy with a huge beer belly, most likely in his 50ies. Was very popular right after WWII.
In the German-American communities I know names that can be pronounced both ways are popular.
A lot of
Pretty much names that exist on both sides of the pond.
Right now names from "Wilhelminian" Times are back and popular.
Wilhelm, Sophie, Anneliese etc.
And please rethink "Hans and Franz". Those are definitely names of somebody American who thinks that's very "german"....Like somebody here would say "Oh, my great-grandmother was german" and names their child Gretel and Heidi- surefire way to identify yourself as American....
Good way to state your preference for SNL and/or "Hogan's Heroes".
"Hans und Franz" are kind of the equivalent of saying "every American man is called Bob and Joe and Dick".