Wolfgang Origin and Meaning
The name Wolfgang is a boy's name of German origin meaning "traveling wolf".
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.
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Famous People Named Wolfgang
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (born Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart)Austrian composer
- Wolfgang Johannes PuckAustrian,American celebrity chef
- Wolfgang William Van Halenmusician son of Eddie Van Halen and Valerie Bertinelli
- Wolfgang PauliAustrian theoretical physicist and Nobel prize winner
- Wolfgang PaulGerman physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize
- Wolfgang KetterleGerman physicist; winner of the Nobel Prize
- Wolfgang ReithermanGerman,American Disney film director and animator
- Wolfgang PetersenGerman film director and screenwriter
- Wolfgang Erik Anders Frederiksen (b. 2007)son of singer Lars Frederiksen of Rancid
- Wolfgang Xander Hardy (b. 2017)son of American pro wrestler Matt Hardy
- Wolfgang Novogratzactor
- Wolfgang Boyd (b. 2017)daughter of Christian Serratos.
Wolfgang in Pop Culture
- Wolfgang Mullercharacter from the 1985 film "Explorers" played by River Phoenix
- Wolfganga character in the "Animal Crossing" games
- Wolfgang Bogdanowa character of Netflix's original series Sense8
- Wolfgangdrug dealer in the game "Fallout 4"
- Wolfgang Dankworthcharacter from the novel "Blank Mastermind" by Rosey Mucklestone