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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VAWLF-gang(German)
WUWLF-gang(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements wulf meaning "wolf" and gang meaning "path". Two famous bearers of this name were Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) and German novelist and poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).

Related Names

VariantVulfgang(Ancient Germanic)
DiminutiveWolf(German)

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Name Days

Germany: October 31
Poland: October 31

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1649.
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