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What does Wolfe mean?

Wolfe Pronunciation of Wolfe as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Wolfe is "wolf". Wolves were an important part of medieval Germany imagination, known for their fierceness and tenacity. Irish patriot Wolfe Tone.

ASSOCIATED WITH wolf, medieval, irish (gaelic)


VARIANTS Wolf, Wolff, Wolfhart, Woolf, Wulf, Wulfe

(male) Wilfe, ..

(female) Wolbe, ..

Wolfe Oskar (W.O.), ..

How popular is Wolfe?

Wolfe is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#337 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Wolf (#1887 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) is the only popular varying form of Wolfe (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). This relation of Wolfe was favored in 2018. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Wolfe is alike in pronunciation to Alf, Eyolf and Ulf. Other recommended sound-alike names are Rolfe, Wilde, Wole, Wolfert and Wylie. Like Wolfe, these names are not commonly used.

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