Vuk

♂ Name Vuk – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Vuk

Vuk is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Vuk

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

Pronunciation of Vuk

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