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Boy Names associated with Wolf


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Wolf baby names and what they mean, for wolf, dog, fox, hound, with 51 results. Adoption of these boy names reached its highest in the 1910s (USAGE OF 1.56%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.93%, 40.4%), with names such as Marion falling out of fashion. Zev (#975) is the most trendy baby name among these, while Bossett (TOP 84%) and Bassette (27%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Wolf names for girls.

Wolf names

Adolph - Fox | Fridolf - Todd | Todhunter - Zev

Adolph - Fox


Source fr. Old German language. "Noble, majestic wolf." Adolva and Alolph are creative forms. [Dolphus, Adollf, Adulfus, Adolfo, Ad, .. 8 more]


Root fr. Old German. "Eagle wolf." Arvo is also a moderately popular birth name. [Arnowe, Arnoe, .. 3 more]

From Old English word. "Axe wolf." Uncommon, but Bardolf is comparable to common surnames Bertholf (UPPER 28%), Baerwolf (85%), which also end with -olf. A drunken fool named Bardolph appears .. [Bardulph, Bardulf, Bardou, .. 2 more]

.. short legged hunting dog, the basset .. Bassette (UPPER 27%), Bassitt (76%) are familiar last names. [Basset]

Derivative of Old English language. "Messenger wolf." Not regularly used as a birth name. An obscure English saint in the .. [Botulph, Botulf, Botolff, .. 1 more]


.. faithful companion, the dog (see Caleb) .. Uncommon, with usage of 0.008% for Cal as a children's name in 2018, lower than 0.009% a year ago. Unisex name.


.. symbolized by the "dog" in some .. Cal (UPPER 28%), Cale (6%) and Caleb (22%) are found frequently as last names. [Kaylob, Kayleb, Cayleb, Cal, .. 2 more]


Derived fr. English, Old French languages. "Young wolf; official of the church." Popularly used as a birth name (#1039 A YEAR AGO), Channing also occurs frequently as a last name. Occupational name .. [Channon, Channe, .. 4 more]


.. the Big Red Dog is the .. Usage of Clyford and forms was elevated during 1900-1909 and is now lower, with Clifford going out of style. [Clyford, .. 3 more]

From Irish, Scottish, Gaelic, Celtic. "Strong wolf." A baby name which is not usually used. Also possibly from a Gaelic phrase .. [Connell, Connal, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wolf names: Adolph, Arno, Cal, Caleb, Channing

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wolf names: Clifford, Conan, Connor, Conway, Fox


Derivative of English, Irish, Gaelic. "Hound, wolf; high." Con (UPPER 47%), Conan (55%), Conant (4%), Conn (2%) and Connie (39%) are found frequently as last names. Anglicized form of Conán (Celtic) .. [Connie, Conn, .. 2 more]


Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Hound lover." Connor (UPPER 1%), Conner (1%), Conn (2%) and Conor (70%) occur often as surnames. Anglicized form of Conchobhar (Gaelic), which .. [Konnor, .. 3 more]


Stems fr. Welsh, Irish, Gaelic words. "Hound of the plain." Somewhat scarce as a baby name, Conway is found more often as a last name. Place name and surname .. [Conwy]

The wild dogs of Australia, similar .. Unusual as a children's name, but Dingo is similar to the more familiar Diego. See also Danko.

Derivative of Old English language. "Noble wolf." A children's name which is not broadly used. A king of the West Saxons .. [Ethelwolf, .. 2 more]

Based on Norwegian word. "Lucky wolf." A birth name which is only scarcely used. [Eyulf]

From Irish, Gaelic language. "Wolf." Fillan and variants are unique as children's names. Pet form of faol .. [Phelan, Fillan, Faelan, .. 2 more]

.. was a giant wolf who had .. Fenris is an atypical men's name. See also Ferris.

Based on Scottish, Gaelic elements. "Wolf." Unconventional. Fillan and Faolan are not found in the US Census. Anglicized form of Faolán .. [Faolan]


"Fox." Fox is a fashionable form. .. refers to a fox catcher or .. [Foxen, Foxe]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Wolf names [and variants] for boys.

1. Adolph - Fox
Adolph [Dolf, Dolph, Dolphus, Adolpho, Adolphe, Adolphus, ..], Arno [Arnow, Arnou, Arnoe, Arnowe, Arnoux], Bardolf [Bardou, Bardoul, Bardulf, Bardulph, Bardolph], Bassett [Basset], Botolf [Botulf, Botulph, Botolph, Botolff], Cal, Caleb [Cal, Cale, Kaleb, Kaylob, Kayleb, Cayleb], Channing [Chann, Canon, Channe, Cannon, Channon, Canning], Clifford [Clyff, Cliff, Clyford, Clyfford], Conall [Conn, Conal, Connal, Connell], Conan [Con, Conn, Connie, Conant], Connor [Conn, Conor, Konnor, Conner], Conway [Conwy], Dingo, Ethelwulf [Ethelwolf, Aethelwulf, Aethelwolf], Eyolf [Eyulf], Faolan [Felan, Phelan, Fillan, Faelan, Foillan], Fenris, Fillan [Faolan], Fox [Foxe, Foxen]

Fridolf [Fridulf, Friedolf, Freydulf, Freydolf], Gonzalo [Gonzales, Gonsalve, Consalvo], Kaleb [Caleb, Kaylob, Kayleb], Lowell [Lowe, Lowel, Lovel, Lovell, Louvel], Lyall [Lyell], Marion [Mariano], Odolf [Odulf, Odolff], Phelan [Felim, Felan, Phelim], Pluto, Rafe [Rafer], Ralph [Rolf, Raul, Ralf, Raff, Rolph, Raoul], Randall [Randy, Randl, Randon, Randle, Rendell, Rendall, ..], Randi, Randolph [Randy, Ranolf, Ranulfo, Randolf, Randell, Randall], Raoul [Rowl, Roul, Raul], Reynard [Renaud, Renard, Rennard, Renauld, Renardo, Reynardo, ..], Rodolfo [Rodolf, Rodolphe, Roldolpho], Rolf [Rollo, Rolph, Rolle, Rolfe, Rowland], Rudolph [Rudy, Rudie, Rudolf, Rudolfo, Rudolpho, Rudolphus, ..], Todd [Tod]

Todhunter, Udolf [Udolph, Udolfo], Ulf, Ulmer [Ulmar, Ullmar], Ulric [Udo, Rick, Ulrik, Ulrick, Ulrich, Ullric], Uncas, Wolcott, Wolfe [Wulf, Wolf, Wulfe, Woolf, Wolff, Wolfhart], Wolfert, Wolfgang [Wulfram, Wolfram, Volfango], Zev [Zeev]

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