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Wolf Meaning


What does Wolf mean?

The name Wolf is of German and English origin.

The meaning of Wolf is "wolf".

Wolf is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Wolf.

The Given Name Wolf

Daring and attractive, it is a name considered by many parents.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Alternate names include Wolfe, Wolff.

Wolf falls into the animal name category.

Wolf Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,887 in baby name popularity for boys with 79 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,928 in baby name popularity for boys with 75 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Wolf Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Wolf has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Wolf to other names.

Wolf Related Names

Variants of the name Wolf include Wolfe, Wolff.

Famous Wolfs

    Wolf Numerology

    What will your new littleWolf be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Wolf Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Wolf in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Wolf.

    Just for fun, see the name Wolf in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Wolf in Nautical Flags page.