ELFREDA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
Meaning & History
From the Old English name Ælfþryð meaning "elf strength" from the element ælf combined with þryð "strength". Ælfþryð was a 10th-century queen of England. This name was rare after the Norman conquest, but it was revived in the 19th century.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Elfrida, Elfrieda
DIMINUTIVE: Frieda
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ælfþryð (Anglo-Saxon), Elfriede, Frieda, Friede (German)
Popularity
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