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Wolf Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

My Wolf ancestors came to the United States from Weil der Stadt, Germany, in 1849. Solomon and his three sons and one daughter. David, Lukas, Nekamus and Catherine. The family lived in NYC until the son David moved to Philadelphia, PA sometime in the 1860's

Wolf Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Wolf come may come from a trade, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. A lot of these profession-based last names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is good to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Wolf originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these surnames relate to a religious expression such as "Favored of God".

Wolf Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Wolf were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Wolf. Researching misspellings and spelling variations of the Wolf family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Wolf vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries over time.

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