Name: Beowulf

Origin and Meaning of the Name Beowulf

  • Meaning:
    Bee wolf
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    (BAY wulf)
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    Beowulf is from the Old English meaning "bee wolf". The phrase is supposed to be a metaphor for a bear ('the wolf that eats honey'). Beowulf is the hero of the famous Anglo-saxon poem "Beowulf ". He is a Geatish warrior who comes to the help of King Hrothgar of the Danes whose court is nightly threatened by the monster Grendel.

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