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since 1880

Wolf

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Wolf
  • #12260 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the 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 47 0 47

Want to know about the populiarty of Wolf? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 726 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 2013 with a total of 53 babies.

According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Wolf" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of only 10 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Wolf popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Wolf in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

English

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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Alternative Meanings

W is for wise, more tomorrow that today.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

L is for love, your love of life!

F is for finesse, an enviable trait.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Wolf born Aug 30, 1939

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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