Anglo-Irish surname and variation of animal name

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
  • Wolfe Lee Leissnerson 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 Wolfestar of History Channel's "American Pickers"