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since 1880

Wolf

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How popular is the baby name Wolf in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1950 5 0 5
1953 7 0 7
1956 8 0 8
1957 7 0 7
1958 19 0 19
1959 14 0 14
1960 15 0 15
1961 5 0 5
1962 5 0 5
1963 6 0 6
1966 5 0 5
1968 5 0 5
1970 9 0 9
1971 7 0 7
1973 6 0 6
1974 6 0 6
1975 8 0 8
1976 8 0 8
1977 10 0 10
1978 8 0 8
1982 8 0 8
1984 5 0 5
1986 9 0 9
1987 11 0 11
1988 8 0 8
1989 7 0 7
1990 9 0 9
1991 12 0 12
1992 6 0 6
1993 6 0 6
1994 14 0 14
1995 15 0 15
1996 13 0 13
1997 15 0 15
1998 25 0 25
1999 12 0 12
2000 18 0 18
2001 19 0 19
2002 14 0 14
2003 21 0 21
2004 14 0 14
2005 15 0 15
2006 27 0 27
2007 23 0 23
2008 25 0 25
2009 28 0 28
2010 29 0 29
2011 26 0 26
2012 24 0 24
2013 53 0 53
2014 48 0 48
2015 58 0 58

Want to know about the popularity of the Wolf baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 785 babies born with the name Wolf in the United States. That's more than enough Wolves to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Wolf" was in 2015 with a total of 58 babies.

According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wolf" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 8 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Wolf popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Wolf" mean? The list below shows the origins of Wolf as well as things modernly associated with the name Wolf such as celebrities named Wolf.

Origin and Meaning of Wolf

The name "Wolf" is of English origin, and it means "Wolf". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Bill Macy

Bill Macy is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1955 to 2010. Bill was born in 1922 as Wolf Martin Garber in Revere, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Wolf Kahler

Wolf Kahler is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1975 to present. Wolf was born in 1946 in Kiel, Germany.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Wolf

Wolf Alice
Wolf Furniture
Wolf Of Wall Street
Wolf Spider
Wolf Trap
Wolf Trap Schedule
Wolf Blitzer
Wolf Cabinets
Wolf Lodge
Wolf Spider Bite
Wolf Hall

Alternative Meanings

W is for wisdom, you acquire with age.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

Your name in reverse order is "Flow". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Wlof". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Wolf born Sep 4, 1924

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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