ÆÐELRED
GENDER: Masculine
Meaning & History
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ræd "counsel". This was the name of two Saxon kings of England including Æðelred II "the Unready" whose realm was overrun by the Danes in the early 11th century. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest.
Related Names
VARIANT: Ælred
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ethelred (English)