310+ Wolf Names: Male, Female, Famous & Alpha Names With Meaning

Wolf Names Feature

It is common knowledge that your four-legged and furry companions have gray wolf ancestors. They are a powerful, beautiful and wild species.

Here, we have put together a collection of our favorite wolf names which will surely leave you howl-ing for more.

Good Wolf Names

Do you have a dog with strong distinctive wolf-like features? Or are you simply honouring their ancestry? Perhaps you are simply in awe of Wolf Names – in this list of names there will surely be a winner.

  • Achak – Means spirit in native American
  • Adalwolf – Noble wolf
  • Alaska
  • Amarok
  • Artic
  • Aspen
  • Aura
  • Barwolf – Axwolf
  • Beowulf – Intelligent wolf
  • Borris – A short wolf (perhaps the perfect name for your miniature German Shepherd)
  • Czar
  • Dakota
  • Dash – Fitting for any one of your furry little speed demons
  • Dire
  • Duke – A duke is a royal ruler. A great name for your little canine who rules your heart
  • Eskimo
  • Harou – A wolf of the army
  • Inuit
  • Leto
  • Loki
  • Louve – A female wolf
  • Lupa
  • Nomad – A dog who has his own idea of what he wants to do
  • Okami – Japanese word for wolf
  • Radolf – A red wolf
  • Sable
  • Saga – One for the twilight fans…
  • Shiro
  • Siku
  • Sky – The perfect name for a Husky with blue eyes
  • Suki
  • Tala
  • Ulva – She wolf
  • Wolfgang
  • Ziva
  • Zylo

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Cool Wolf Names

Whilst looking cool, these winter warriors also have cool names representing their power and status in society.

  • Apisi – Meaning coyote in Blackfoot
  • Archer
  • Ares – The Greek God of war
  • Arrax – A cool dragon inspired name for your feisty and powerful pooch
  • Axel
  • Basil – A favorite seasoning or an Arabic name meaning brave
  • Bruno
  • Chronos
  • Colt
  • Comet
  • Cronus – Hera’s father
  • Echo
  • Elda – Meaning warrior in Italian
  • Essos – A geographic name from Game of Thrones
  • Gunner
  • Havoc – The name which will fit any pup really
  • Hera – The Greek Goddess of woman
  • Hunter – For obvious reasons but still a cute pick
  • Juno – The Roman equivalent of Hera
  • Khal – A Game of Thrones character
  • Lotus
  • Major
  • Orbit
  • Pyro
  • Raven
  • Rhea – Hera’s mother
  • Rider
  • Rollo – A great Viking during the ninth and tenth centuries
  • Rune
  • Sarge
  • Stark – A game of thrones character
  • Storm
  • Thor
  • Tiva – Meaning dance in native American
  • Tyr – The Norse God of War
  • Ubba – A Viking who was a leader from the Great Army which invaded Anglo-Saxon England in the 1860s. Okay so your pup may not invade England. But your pantry may be close enough?
  • Valor
  • Wolf – A classic and to the point
  • Yara – Another Game of Thrones character
  • Zeus – The king of the Greek Gods
  • Diego

Female Wolf

Female Wolf Names

Selected for their beauty and majestic grace, these names are sure to suit a Goddess with a dignified and strong presence.

  • Accalia
  • Adolfa
  • Akela
  • Alpina
  • Ama
  • Ama – Meaning water in Cherokee
  • Amora
  • Ash
  • Athena – The Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
  • Blanca
  • Eva
  • Hera
  • Ivory
  • Ivy
  • Jenna
  • Kiba
  • Koda
  • Kodi
  • Lulu
  • Luna – Meaning moon
  • Lupa
  • Maia
  • Maka
  • Maya
  • Meika
  • Nala – Yes, this name is from the Lion King. But to be fair, Nala was a brave character. Lions also resemble wolves due to their pack-like instincts.
  • Raven
  • Ruby
  • Seraya
  • Skye
  • Storm
  • Tallulah
  • Ula
  • Uma
  • Una
  • Vixen
  • Winter
  • Xena
  • Yuki
  • Zelda

Male Wolf

Male Wolf Names

Wolf-life, strong in mind and spirit. We’ve chosen the names below because of their powerful sounding nature. All of these names are suitable for a powerful King.

  • Adolph
  • Amigo
  • Anton
  • Apollo
  • Arctos
  • Asher
  • Aztec
  • Beau
  • Blitz
  • Chief
  • Dogo
  • Hawk
  • Holo
  • Honi
  • Hunter
  • Kai
  • Kai
  • Kiba
  • Kygo
  • Kylo
  • Leo
  • Mack
  • Micco
  • Miko
  • Nyko
  • Phoenix
  • Pope
  • Rafe – Meaning council of the wolf in German
  • Scar – The main antagonist from Disney’s the Lion King. A strong and proud name given to a villain (or in this case a loveable villain).
  • Seiko
  • Spartan
  • Takoda
  • Tatenda
  • Titan
  • Torak
  • Zion

Famous Wolf Names

Famous Wolf Names

The most famous wolf to have lived was ’06 from Yellowstone. However, there are many famous names coming from movies (e.g. The Jungle Book) characters (e.g. Balto) and even TV series (e.g. Game of Thrones).

  • Akela – The Jungle Book
  • Aleu
  • Balto – A famous Universal Studios Character
  • Beja
  • Brassa
  • Frey
  • Gabu
  • Ghost – Game of Thrones
  • Giro
  • Grey Wind
  • Jacob
  • Jenna
  • Kar
  • Kiba
  • Kimbra
  • Kodi
  • Lady
  • Lakota
  • Larka – A character in the novel The Sight
  • Leah
  • Lobo
  • Mathias
  • Moro
  • Murdock
  • Palla
  • Quigly
  • Raksha
  • Rama
  • Ruby
  • Sansa – Game of Thrones
  • Shaggydog
  • Shiro
  • Snow
  • Stark – Game of Thrones
  • Summer
  • White Fang
  • Wile E Coyote
  • Wolflink
  • Zaku

Alpha Wolf Names

Alpha Wolf Names

Wolves are powerful and fierce animals, so below is a list of strong and alpha wolf names to suit a strong-minded dog.

  • Adalwolf
  • Adoff
  • Adolpha
  • Adolphine
  • Alpha – the perfect name for the leader of the pack or your fur family
  • Amaruq
  • Bernulf
  • Beta
  • Bleiz
  • Brute
  • Buck
  • Butch
  • Caesar
  • Cochise
  • Due
  • Duke
  • Duko
  • Gengy – After Genghis Khan
  • Harou
  • Hati
  • Junior
  • Khan
  • King
  • King
  • Lycidas – meaning wolf son
  • Maikoh
  • Mandela
  • Micco
  • Mona
  • Moses
  • Napoleon
  • Nelson
  • Obama
  • Peta
  • Pharaoh
  • Prince
  • Spike – This just sounds tough
  • Theo – After Theodore Roosevelt who was a famous hero from the progressive era
  • Titus
  • Una

White Wolf Names

Not many people are lucky enough to say they own a white wolf… your domesticated dog might deserve a white wolf name though.

  • Alaska
  • Alba
  • Anjo – Meaning angel in Portuguese
  • Artica
  • Aspen
  • Aspen – A famous and high end ski resort in America
  • Barrow – A cold place in Alaska
  • Bianco – White in Italian
  • Blanco – Meaning white in Spanish
  • Boots
  • Breeze (Bree for short)
  • Burr – shivers
  • Crystal
  • Elsa – The Disney Snow Queen
  • Flake
  • Frost
  • Glace (or Glacey) – Meaning Ice in French
  • Glacier (Glace for short or try, Glacia)
  • Hielo – Meaning ice in Spanish
  • Ice
  • Kari
  • Kaya – Meaning pure in Greek
  • Khione – The Greek Goddess of Winter
  • Lixue – Meaning pretty snow in Chinese
  • Luka – Meaning light in Russian
  • Misty
  • Nanook – Meaning polar bear in Eskimo
  • Neige – Meaning snow in French
  • Nor – After Norway, a very cold country in the Winter
  • Nova
  • Olaf – Disney’s favorite snowman
  • Parka
  • Polar
  • Snow
  • Sonja – Queen of the Ice
  • Stella
  • Topaz – A very bright and clear gem
  • White Fang
  • Winter
  • Zircon (Zirc for short) – Precious and colorless gemstone

Names That Mean Wolf

Names That Mean Wolf (Wolf in Each Language)

The following list comes from different languages, countries and cultures which are literal translations of the name wolf.

  • Accalia – Meaning she-wolf in Latin
  • Amarog (Ava or Rog for short)– Inuit
  • Bele – Hare
  • Cana – Meaning wolf cub in Celtic
  • Dib – Arabic
  • Farkas – Hungarian
  • Gonzalo – Spanish origin
  • Gorg – Iranian
  • Honi – Arapaho
  • Ivaylo (Iva for short) – Bulgarian
  • Kooy – Kiowa
  • Kurt – Turkish
  • Leloo – Chinook
  • Loba – Galician
  • Lobo – Portuguese
  • Loup – French
  • Lowe – Meaning little wolf in French
  • Lupe – Spanish
  • Lupo – Italian
  • Lupu – Maltese
  • Lupus – Latin
  • Lyk – Greek
  • Nodi – Dogrip
  • Olcan – Celtic
  • Onai – Tamil
  • Orú – Gypsy
  • Sinapu (Sina for short) – Ute
  • Susi – Finnish
  • Tala – Sioux
  • Tala – Sioux
  • Tasha – Caddo
  • Ujku – Albanian
  • Ulv – Danish
  • Vilkas – Lithuanian
  • Volk – Russian
  • Vuk – Croatian
  • Wolf – English! Also try; Wolfie
  • Wolvin – Afrikaans
  • Wulf – German
  • Ze’ev – Hebrew

Wolves are majestic and strong and are associated with being very powerful animals.

Today, many of our canine friends still carry strong wild genetics in their blood as evident with the wolf-like breeds such as the German Shepherd and Husky.

Maybe you have a dog with this strong lineage? Or perhaps you just want Wolf Names with a little more meaning. No matter the case, we hope you enjoyed our collection and found what you were looking for and more.

We are howling to hear your thoughts, let us know below.

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John Woods is the founder of All Things Dogs, member of the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, graduate in Animal Behavior & Welfare and recognized author by the Dog Writers Association of America.

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  1. I want to name my next dog Alaska. My German shepherds name is Dixie; it stands for the wild one or the naughty one but I still love her

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