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Gender: Male Meaning of Wolfe: "wolf" Origin of Wolfe: Anglo-Irish surname and variation of animal name

The name Wolfe is a boy's name meaning "wolf". Wolfe and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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The Wolfe spelling shifts this name from animal name to surname-name, aggressive to aristocratic. One source suggests that bearers of the Wolfe family name were all fierce and cunning and/or hunters of wolves. An intriguing choice.

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Famous People Named Wolfe

Thomas Wolfe, American novelist
(Theobald) Wolfe Tone, Irish Republican and revolutionary
Wolfe von Lenkiewicz, British artist
Wolfe Mays, British philosopher
James Wolfe, British war hero
Wolfe Lee Leissner, son of Kimora Lee Simmons & Tim Leissner
Wolfe Henry Watts (b. 2009), son of Merrick Watts
Randy Wolfe Ennis (b. 2010), son of Michael Ennis
Mike Wolfe, star of History Channel's "American Pickers"

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