Wolfgang - Meaning of Wolfgang

What does Wolfgang mean?

[ 2 syll. wol-(f)gan(g), wo-lfga-ng ] The baby boy name Wolfgang is pronounced as WUHLF-GaeNG in English or VAOLF-GaaNG in German †. Wolfgang is primarily used in the English and German languages, and it is of Germanic origin. It is derived from the elements 'wulf' meaning wolf ; 'gang' going. The name has sometimes been adopted by English speakers in honor of the German composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791).

The Italian Volfango, the name Wolfegang, the name Wolfgango, the name Wolfie, the German Wolfram, the German Wulf, and the name Wulfgang are forms of Wolfgang.

Another form of Wolfgang is the English, German, and Hebrew contraction Wolf.

See also the related categories, english, wolf, honor, composer, german, and wulf.

Wolfgang is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is ranked outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Wolfgang include Wolfegang, Wulfgang, and Wolfgango.

† Pronunciation for Wolfgang: W as in "we (W.IY)" ; UH as in "look (L.UH.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

Details of famous persons named Wolfgang:
Author Johann Wolfgang Goethe, born 28 August 1749 - 22 March 1832, Holy Roman Empire.
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, born 27 January 1756 - 5 December 1791, Salzburg, Austria.
Inventor Wolfgang Von Kempelen, born 23 January 1734 - 26 March 1804.

Meaning of Wolfgang Meaning of Wolf Meaning of Wulf Meaning of Wolfie Meaning of Wolfram Meaning of Volfango Meaning of Wolfegang Meaning of Wolfgango Meaning of Wulfgang Meaning of Wolve Meaning of Wulfe Meaning of Woolf Meaning of Wolfy Meaning of Wolff Meaning of Wolfe Meaning of Ulfe Meaning of Ulf Meaning of Wolfhard Meaning of William
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