Meaning and Origin of Wolfram - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Wolfram

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Teutonic : Wolf, raven

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English and German : from the Germanic personal name Wolfram, composed of the elements wolf ‘wolf’ + hrafn ‘raven’. Both these creatures played an important role in Germanic mythology. They are usually represented in battle poetry as scavengers of the slain, while Woden (Odin) is generally accompanied by the wolves Geri and Freki and the ravens Hugin and Munin.