Meaning and Origin of: Volpe

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : nickname for a crafty person, from volpe ‘fox’ (Latin vulpes).
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : habitational name from a place in Belarus, southeast of Grodno, the Yiddish name of which is Volp(e) (Belorussian, Russian Volpa, Polish Wołpa).