Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. VAWLF-gang(German) WUWLF-gang(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements wolf meaning "wolf" and gang meaning "path, way". Saint Wolfgang was a 10th-century bishop of Regensburg. Two other famous bearers of this name were Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) and German novelist and poet Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832).

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People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Austria: October 31
Germany: October 31
Poland: October 31


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1649.
Entry updated December 7, 2022