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Gender: M Meaning of Wolfgang: "traveling wolf" Origin of Wolfgang: German

Chef Wolfgang Puck has helped soften this thunderous Germanic name; music-lovers will appreciate its association with Mozart, though the composer's middle name Amadeus is more appealing.

Famous People Named Wolfgang

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Austrian compser
Wolfgang Van Halen, musician son of Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli
Wolfgang Pauli, Austrian theoretical physicist and Nobel prize winner
Wolfgang Paul, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Wolfgang Ketterle, winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Wolfgang Reitherman, Disney Director/Animator

Pop Culture References for the Name Wolfgang

Wolfgang Muller, character from the 1985 film "Explorers" played by River Phoenix.

Wolfgang's International Variations

Wolfgango (Spanish)

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