What does Wolfgang mean?
Wolfgang [wolf-gang] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wolfgang is "traveling wolf". German name made famous in the English-speaking world by composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
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How popular is Wolfgang?
Wolfgang is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#10672 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Wolfgang for boys. Wolfgang was first listed in 1992 and reached its top rank of #1470 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #1512. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Golding, Wolf, Wolfe, Wolfert, Wolff, Wolfhart, Worthing, Wylan and Wyland. Like Wolfgang, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.