Anglo-Irish surname and variation of animal name"wolf"
Wolfe Origin and Meaning
The name Wolfe is boy's name meaning "wolf".
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 WolfeAmerican novelist
- (Theobald) Wolfe ToneIrish Republican and revolutionary
- Wolfe von LenkiewiczBritish artist
- Wolfe MaysBritish philosopher
- James WolfeBritish war hero
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- Wolfe Henry Watts (b. 2009)son of Merrick Watts
- Randy Wolfe Ennis (b. 2010)son of Michael Ennis
- Mike Wolfestar of History Channel's "American Pickers"