1000+ Wild Wolf Names: The A-to-Z of Wicked & Witty Names (2023)

Whether you are looking to name your fierce pet with a word that means wolf, you own a pet who channels the wild and ferocious traits of a wolf or are looking for the perfect name to suit your wolf-dog hybrid, then it’s your lucky day – we have 175+ names that mean wolf, complete with definitions!

We believe Wolves are some of the world’s most beautiful and majestic animals, so we have also compiled a list of 1,000+ wolf names to suit all types of dogs and wolves.

Our list contains all sorts of wolf names: male, female, wolf puns, names that mean wolf, and names of dire wolves (from Game of Thrones).

Before we share our list of over 1,000 wolf names, here are some tips on how to choose a brilliant name:

Some names simply mean wolf, such as ‘Bleiz’ and ‘Lobo’, whilst others have more complex origins and meanings, therefore there are plenty of ideas for you to explore.

Many of our examples derive from other languages and cultures, making them unique and quirky names to make your pet stand out from the crowd.

Have fun discovering lots of new and interesting names that mean wolf in our list below, and good luck with finding your favorite…

Now that you’ve seen the top 20, here are all the rest – some pretty wild names if you ask us!

1. Acwulf
meaning ‘a wolf from the oak meadows’

2. Ad
meaning ‘noble wolf’ in German

3. Adalwolf
meaning ‘noble wolf’ in German

4. Adalwolfa / Adolpha
meaning ‘noble she-wolf’ in German

5. Adoff
a ‘noble’ or ‘honorable’ wolf

6. Adolfa
the feminine version of ‘Adolf’, meaning ‘noble wolf’

7. Adolfina
meaning ‘noble wolf’ and ‘noble hero’ in German

8. Adolfo
meaning ‘Noble wolf’ in Latin

9. Adolph / Adoff
meaning ‘Noble wolf’ in German

10. Adolphe
an ‘aristocrat wolf’

11. Adolphine
an ‘honorable’ and ‘noble’ wolf

12. Adolpho
the Spanish variant of ‘Adolf’, meaning ‘noble wolf’

13. Aethelwulf
meaning ‘noble wolf’

14. Ajag
meaning ‘wolf’ in Sudanese

15. Alarick
meaning ‘noble leader’ or a ‘wolf ruler’, also meaning ‘fierce and supreme ruler of all’

16. Aldwulf
meaning ‘one old as a wolf’

17. Amaruq
meaning ‘Grey wolf’ in Inuit

18. Amoux
meaning ‘Eagle wolf’ in French

19. Amwolf
meaning ‘majestic and powerful like an Eagle Wolf’

20. Arnou
meaning ‘Eagle wolf’ in French

21. Athaulf
a German name, derived from ‘atta’, meaning ‘father’, and ‘wulf’, meaning ‘wolf’

22. Azouf
meaning ‘Aesir’s wolf’

23. Badulf
derived from the German words ‘badu’, meaning ‘fight’, and ‘wulf’, meaning ‘wolf’

24. Bardalph
meaning ‘Ax Wolf’

25. Bardawulf
meaning ‘Ax wolf’ in English

26. Bardolphe
meaning ‘a bright wolf’

27. Bardoul
meaning ‘ax-wielding wolf’ and ‘bright wolf’

28. Baugulf
derived from the Germanic element ‘bauga’, meaning ‘ring’ and ‘wulf’, meaning ‘wolf’

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29. Beorhtwulf
to have the ‘light’ and ‘brightness of the wolf’, and also ‘one who is like the wolf’

30. Beowulf
meaning ‘Intelligent wolf’ in English

31. Berhtwulf
meaning ‘one who is the wolf of the light’

32. Bertulf
to be like a wolf and a bear

33. Blaidd
meaning ‘wolf’ in Welsh

34. Bleddyn
meaning ‘wolf hero’, this wolf name was based on an 11th century king of Gwynedd and Powys

35. Bleiz
meaning ‘wolf’ in Old Breton

36. Bo’ri
meaning ‘wolf’ in Uzbek

37. Botolf
meaning ‘one who is compared to a wolf’ and ‘he who is a herald wolf’

38. Botwolf
meaning ‘he who is wolf-like’

39. Cathwulf
a woman who is pure, like a wolf

40. Channing
meaning ‘Young wolf’ in Irish

41. Channon
meaning ‘Young wolf’ and ‘the wise one’ in English

42. Connery
meaning ‘Wolf farmer’ in Celtic

43. Cuan
meaning ‘little wolf’, from the Irish element ‘cu’ meaning ‘wolf’

44. Cunignos
meaning ‘a little wolf’

45. Dolf
meaning ‘a noble wolf’

46. Dolph
‘noble wolf’ in Swedish

47. Due
meaning ‘wolf power’

48. Eadwulf
in Old English, ‘ead’ means ‘fortune’ and wulf means ‘wolf’

49. Eeiuffi
a Greenlandic form of ‘Herjulf’, meaning ‘warrior wolf’

50. Ernouf
meaning a ‘wolf eagle’

51. Eyolf
meaning ‘Lucky wolf’ in Norwegian

52. Faolan
meaning ‘little wolf’, from the Gaelic ‘fael’, meaning ‘wolf’, the name of an Irish saint who undertook missionary work in Scotland

53. Farkas
meaning ‘he who is like a wolf’ in Hungarian

54. Fillan
a little wolf

55. Gela
from the Georgian ‘mgeli’, meaning ‘wolf’

56. Gerulf
from the Germanic element ‘ger’, meaning spear’, and ‘wulf’, meaning ‘wolf’

57. Gonzalo
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Spanish

58. Gorg
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Iranian

59. Grimmwolf
meaning ‘fierce and powerful like a wolf’

60. Guadalupe
the name of a volcanic island off the coast of Mexico, derived from the Arabic ‘wadi’, meaning ‘valley’, and combined with the Latin ‘lupus’, meaning ‘wolf’

61. Gunnolf
meaning ‘Fighting wolf’ in Norwegian

62. Gurg
meaning ‘wolf’ in Persian

63. Gurgen
from the Middle Persian ‘gurg’, meaning ‘wolf’, the name of several Georgian kings and princes

64. Hardulph
meaning ‘brave wolf’

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65. Harou
the army’s wolf

66. Heardwulf
meaning ‘strong and brave wolf’

67. Heoruwulf
a wolf army

68. Hrolleif
meaning ‘old wolf’

69. Ikooko
meaning ‘wolf’ in Yoruba

70. Ilop
meaning ‘wolf’ in Catalan

71. Impisi
meaning ‘wolf’ in Zulu

72. Ingolf
meaning ‘Ing’s wolf’

73. Ivaylo
derived from an old Bulgar name meaning ‘wolf’, the name of a 13th century emperor of Bulgaria

74. Kenneally
meaning ‘head of wolf’

75. Landalf
a Germanic name, made up of the word ‘landa’, meaning ‘land’, and ‘wulf’, meaning ‘wolf’, the name of several Lombardic nobles

76. Leioolfr
meaning ‘chief wolf’

77. Lelou / Leloo
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Chinook

78. Liudolf
meaning ‘a famous wolf’

79. Louve
a female wolf

80. Loveta
meaning a ‘woman who is like a young wolf’

81. Lovota
meaning ‘a fast and good-natured wolf’

82. Lowell
meaning ‘Wolf cub’ and ‘little wolf’ in Old French

83. Ludulf
derived from the German name ‘Hludwolf’, composed of the words ‘hlud’, meaning ‘famous’, and ‘wolf’

84. Lup
meaning ‘wolf’ in Romanian

85. Lupe
meaning ‘river of the wolf’

86. Lupo
meaning ‘Wolf’ Italian

87. Lupus
meaning ‘Wolf’ Latin, the name of several early saints, including a bishop of Troyes in the 5th century

88. Lyall
a Scottish name, derived from the Old Norse ‘Liulfr’ meaning ‘wolf’

89. Lycidas
meaning ‘wolf son’

90. Lycurgus
a Latinised form of the Greek name ‘Lykourgos’, composed of ‘lykos’, meaning ‘wolf’, and ‘ergon’, meaning ‘work’, the name of a Spartan legislator from the 9th century BC

91. Lycus
the Latinised form of the Greek name ‘Lykos’, meaning ‘wolf’

92. Lyell
meaning ‘a wolf from the island’

93. Lyfing
meaning ‘a dear wolf’

94. Lyulph
meaning ‘a flaming wolf’

95. Mingan
meaning ‘a grey wolf’

96. Nashoba
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Choctaw

97. Nirmolak
meaning ‘a wolf from the northern areas’

98. Odolf
meaning ‘Prosperous wolf’ in German

99. Onai
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Tamil

100. Ookami
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Japanese

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101. Osouf
meaning ‘God’s wolf’

102. Otso
meaning ‘wolf’ in Basque

103. Owaisy
a courageous and brave warrior wolf

104. Radulfus
meaning ‘a shield wolf’

105. Rafe
meaning ‘Council of the wolf’ in German

106. Raff
meaning ‘Red wolf’ in English

107. Rahoul
a wolf counsel

108. Ralph
meaning ‘Wolf counsel’ and ‘fearless advisor’ in English

109. Rand / Randall
meaning ‘Shield wolf’ in Anglo-Saxon

110. Randolf
a house wolf, a wolf name brought to England by the Normans

111. Randolph
meaning ‘House wolf’ and ‘protector’ in English

112. Ranndy
a house wolf

113. Raoul
meaning ‘Wolf council’ and ‘red wolf’ in English

114. Raulf
meaning ‘one who has the wisdom of a wolf’

115. Rawls
meaning ‘the famous wolf’

116. Rawson
the son of a famous wolf

117. Renouf
an advisor wolf

118. Rezso
a Germanic name meaning ‘legendary wolf’

119. Rhudi
meaning ‘famous wolf among men’

120. Rodolfo
meaning ‘Famous wolf’ in Spanish

121. Rolf
meaning ‘Red wolf’ in Teutonic

122. Rolo
meaning ‘Famous wolf’ in Teutonic

123. Rudolfa
a legendary female wolf

124. Saewulf
a wolf of the sea

125. Sandalio
from the Gothic name ‘Sandulf’, meaning ‘true wolf’, derived from ‘sand’, meaning ‘true’, and ‘ulf’, meaning ‘wolf’

126. Sandulf
meaning ‘true wolf’

127. Seath
meaning ‘wolfish’

128. Serigala
meaning ‘wolf’ in Indonesian

129. Sigewulf
meaning ‘victorious wolf’

130. Skjoldolfr
the ‘protector wolf’

131. Skoll
meaning ‘Wolf that chased the sun’ in Norse

134. Stithulf
derived from the Old English ‘stip’, meaning ‘hard’, and ‘wulf’, meaning ‘wolf’

133. Syaoran
‘he who is a little wolf’

134. Tamaska
meaning ‘Mighty wolf’ in Native American

135. Teowulf
a mighty wolf

136. Tjeodulf
meaning ‘the God of wolf’

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137. Udolf
a wolf ruler

138. Ujk
meaning ‘wolf’ in Albanian

139. Ulfred
meaning ‘Wolf of peace’ in Old English

140. Ulmer
meaning ‘Fame of the wolf’ in Norse

141. Ulrich
meaning ‘Female wolf’ in English

142. Ulva
meaning ‘she wolf’

143. Uwais
meaning ‘small wolf’

144. Vakhtang
meaning ‘wolf-bodied’

145. Valko
from the Bulgarian word ‘valk’, meaning ‘wolf’

146. Varu
meaning ‘wolf’ in Gujarati

147. Velvel
meaning ‘little wolf’ in Yiddish, a diminutive of ‘volf’, meaning ‘wolf’

148. Vigolfr
meaning ‘the battling wolf’

149. Vilkas
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Lithuanian

150. Volk
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Slovenian

151. Vuk
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Serbian

152. Vukasin
from the Serbian ‘vuk’, a wolf name inspired by a 14th century Serbian ruler

153. Warg
meaning ‘Grey wolf’ and ‘evil wolf’ in Norse

154. Wilk
meaning ‘Wolf’ in Polish

155. Wolfgang
meaning ‘Son of the wolf’ in German

156. Wolfram
meaning ‘Wolf raven’ in Teutonic

157. Wolfrik
meaning ‘Wolf ruler’ in German

158. Woolsey
meaning ‘Victorious wolf’ in English

159. Wulfgar
meaning ‘Wolf-like spear’ in English

160. Wulfnod
from the Old English ‘wulf’ and ‘noo’, meaning ‘boldness’ and ‘daring’

161. Wulfsige
composed of the Old English elements ‘wulf’ and ‘sige’, meaning ‘victory’

162. Wulfstan
from the Old English ‘wulf’ and ‘stan’, meaning ‘stone’

163. Ylfa
meaning ‘a female wolf’

164. Zeev
‘wolf’ in Hebrew

And now the moment you’ve all been waiting for, the biggest and most conclusive list of wolf names for your wonderfully wolf-ish pet.

Take your time, relax and enjoy yourself, and say each name that catches your eyes out loud. Imagine calling that name aloud in public before you settle on it!

We hope you have enjoyed exploring our ideas, and have found the perfect name from these wolf names!

Wolves are incredible animals, due to their beauty, their strong social bonds, and their willingness to sacrifice themselves for their family.

Whether you chose one of our names that mean wolf, or it was a dark and mysterious name, a funny name, or a unique and quirky name that caught your eye, we hope it fulfilled your wolf-name dreams!

Remember to enjoy the naming process, and to take your time, as the best names are discovered when you relax and have fun.

If you think we’ve missed any brilliant Wolf names, please leave a comment on your ideas below.


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