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What does Wolfram mean?

Wolfram Pronunciation of Wolfram [wol-fram] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Wolfram is "traveling wolf". Wolfram is a variant form of Wolfgang (Old German).

Associated with: wolf.


Wolfram has 1 variant: Wulfram.

Creative forms:
(male) Walfram, Wilfram, ..

(female) Woldra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Wolfram Cooper (W.C.), ..

How popular is Wolfram?

Wolfram is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#15061 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Wolfram (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Wolfgang (#1512 from recent data). Adoption of this relation of Wolfram is well-received today. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wolfgang in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Wolfram and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Doram, Joram, Walfred, Waltham, Wilfred, Wilfrid, Wilfryd, William, Wolf, Wolfe, Wolfert, Wolff, Wolfhart and Wortham. These names tend to be more frequently used than Wolfram.

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