Name Vuk Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Vuk


Vuk is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Vuk

Vuk is a Slavic name, which is especially popular in Serbia. It is a so called apotropaic name, a protective name. Thus, the name Vuk is supposed to protect against evil witches who eat babies. A woman who had lost several babies, would give her newborn the name Vuk, because it is believed, that these witches are afraid to attack wolves. The wolf stands for fearlessness in the Serbian poetry.

What is the meaning of the name Vuk?

Vuk means “wolf” (from Serbian “vuk/вук”).

Pronunciation of Vuk

Popularity of the name Vuk

The name Vuk is ranked #13806 overall.

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