Wolf Names: 250+ Wonderful and Wild Wolf Inspired Names

The wolf, also known as the “gray wolf” or “grey wolf”, is a large canine native to Eurasia and North America. Select your best pet wolf name from our awesome list:

Female Wolf Names

These names are sure to have you howling at the moon…

  • Sierra
  • Thorn
  • Katniss
  • Venus
  • Taika
  • Luna
  • Shaba
  • Accalia
  • Alpine
  • Leia – Like the Star Wars princess, this would be an excellent choice for a sassy wolf
  • Ivy
  • Amber
  • Zara
  • Fantasia
  • Elsa
  • Alexa
  • Lillith – Hebrew for ‘ghost’ this would be awesome for a pup who is as white as a ghost
  • Diva
  • Bree
  • Buffy
  • Sabrina
  • Rain
  • Blair
  • Aphrodite
  • Ruby

Male Wolf Names

What would be a great name for your strong male dog – a wolf name of course.

 

  • Ice
  • Aaryn
  • Jet
  • Raven
  • Amarok
  • Conan – Like the infamous barbarian.
  • Alpha
  • Gunner
  • Sabre
  • Cerberus – Named after the mythological dog that guards Hades’ hell.
  • Tsar
  • Timber
  • Asher
  • Eagle
  • Herald
  • Dusk
  • Eragon
  • Rune
  • Sparta – Named after an Ancient Roman city, well-known for its warriors.
  • Claw
  • Chase
  • Totem
  • Warlock
  • Vlad
  • Goliath

Names That Mean Wolf

Sometimes, finding the perfect name can feel like you are searching all over the world just to find one that sounds right.

  • Adolph / Adoff – Noble wolf (German)
  • Amaruq – Grey wolf (Inuit)
  • Accalia – She-wolf (Latin)
  • Adalwolf – Noble wolf (German)
  • Adalwolfa / Adolpha – Noble she-wolf (German)
  • Adolfo – Noble wolf (Latin)
  • Amoux – Eagle wolf (French)
  • Arnou – Eagle wolf (French)
  • Boris – Wolf, short (Russian)
  • Bardawulf – Ax wolf (English)
  • Beowulf – Intelligent wolf (English)
  • Channon – Young wolf (English)
  • Conan – Hound, wolf (Irish)
  • Connery – Wolf farmer (Celtic)
  • Connor – Wolf lover (Irish)
  • Channing – Young wolf (Irish)
  • Eyolf – Lucky wolf (Norwegian)
  • Gonzalo – Wolf (Spanish)
  • Gorg – Wolf (Iranian)
  • Gunnolf – Fighting wolf (Norwegian)
  • Lelou / Leloo – Wolf (Chinook)
  • Lowell – Wolf cub / little wolf (Old French)
  • Lupo – Wolf (Italian)
  • Lupus – Wolf (Latin)
  • Lobo – Wolf (Spanish/Portuguese)
  • Nashoba – Wolf (Choctaw)
  • Onai – Wolf (Tamil)
  • Odolf – Prosperous wolf (German)
  • Ookami – Wolf (Japanese)
  • Rafe – Council of the wolf (German)
  • Raff – Red wolf (English)
  • Ralph – Wolf counsel, fearless advisor (English)
  • Rand / Randall – Shield wolf (Anglo-Saxon)
  • Randolph – House wolf, protector (English)
  • Raoul – Wolf council; red wolf (English)
  • Rodolfo – Famous wolf (Spanish)
  • Rolf – Red wolf (Teutonic)
  • Rolo – Famous wolf (Teutonic)
  • Rudolph – Famous wolf (Old German)
  • Ulfred – Wolf of peace (Old English)
  • Ulmer – Fame of the wolf (Norse)
  • Skoll – Wolf that chased the sun (Norse)
  • Tamaska – Mighty wolf (Native American)
  • Ulmer – Fame of the wolf (English)
  • Wilk – Wolf (Polish)
  • Wolfgang – Son of the wolf (German)
  • Wolfram – Wolf raven (Teutonic)
  • Wolfrik – Wolf ruler (German)
  • Woolsey – Victorious wolf (English)
  • Wulfgar – Wolf-like spear (English)
  • Ulrich – Female wolf (English)
  • Vilkas – Wolf (Lithuanian)
  • Volk – Wolf (Slovenian)
  • Warg – Grey wolf, evil wolf (Norse)

Famous Wolf Names

We know that choosing a name for your dog can be daunting, but we are here to throw you a bone. Why not check out some of these fabulously famous wolf names for your pup?

  • Lupa – The wolf who raised Romulus and Remus
  • Ghost – Game of Thrones
  • Balto – Why not name your dog after a real-life hero
  • Remus Lupin – Harry Potter
  • Sirius – Harry Potter
  • Nymeria – Game of Thrones
  • Grey Wind – Game of Thrones
  • Summer – Game of Thrones
  • Lady – Game of Thrones
  • Shaggy-Dog – Game of Thrones
  • White Fang – Based on the novel
  • Jacob – Twilight
  • Seth – Twilight
  • Leah – Twilight
  • Kodlak – Skyrim
  • Skjor – Skyrim
  • Maugrim – The Chronicles of Narnia
  • Akela – The Jungle Book
  • Raksha – The Jungle Book
  • Gmork – The Never-Ending Story

Native American Names For Wolf

Choosing a Native American name for wolf would be a great way to acknowledge the wolf and native’s special relationship.

  • Honi (Aropho)
  • Maiyun (Cheyenne)
  • Lelou (Chinook)
  • Shunkaha (Lakota)
  • Tala (Sioux)
  • Hemene (Nez Perce)
  • Kiyaya – ‘Howling Wolf’ (Yakima)
  • Lokwa (Nootka)
  • Honiahaka – ‘Little Wolf’ (Cheyenne)
  • Maikoh (Navajo)

Cool Wolf Names

Whether your dog looks more like an Arctic Wolf or a Grey Wolf, they deserve a truly cool name..

Our favorite is ‘Apollo,’ like one of the most powerful Greek Gods!

  • Thor – Norse God of thunder, brilliant for a dog or wolf with a thunderous bark
  • Quartz
  • Ryder
  • Anubis – Like the dog-like Egyptian God
  • Blaze
  • Apollo
  • Luther
  • Jorah – One of the bravest characters from Game of Thrones
  • Ace
  • Odin
  • Cobra
  • Comet
  • Saxon
  • Arrow
  • Khan
  • Daenerys – Mother of Dragons, another Game of Thrones Character perfect for a fiery female
  • Link
  • Ash
  • Aztec
  • Elektra
  • Major
  • Zelda
  • Apache
  • Othello
  • Flare

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