When Petrum Wolff was born in 1785, in Mainz, People's State of Hesse, Germany, his father, Franciscus Philippus Wolff, was 46 and his mother, Annae Mariae Josephae Klug, was 37.
Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Kurt, Otto, Erwin, Fritz, Helmut, Franz, Gerhard, Guenter, Gunter, Heinz, Klaus.
German, Danish, English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Wolf .
Germanized or Americanized form of various other surnames meaning ‘wolf’, e.g. Hungarian Farkas , Czech and Slovak Vlk , Slovenian and other Slavic Volk , Vovk , and Vuk (see Wolf ).