What does the name Beowulf mean? The meaning of the name Beowulf is Created Name. The origin of the name Beowulf is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
Name Notes: The main character in--and title of--the anonymous 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf'. Possibly means "bee wolf" (in effect equal to "bear") from Old English BEO and WULF, meaning wolf.