From German Names

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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Wolfgang. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born between 1910 and 1965

Origin and Meaning

Old High German name consisting of name elements meaning 'wolf' and 'walking, motion, path'

Detailed information about the origin and meaning of Wolfgang can be found on our sister site www.nordicnames.de.


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791, composer of the Classical era)
  • Wolfgang Borchert (1921 – 1947), German author and playwright
  • Wolfgang Schäuble (born 1942), German politician