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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. FREE-dah(Swedish)

Meaning & History

Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace". This is also the Scandinavian equivalent, from the Old Norse cognate Fríða. A famous bearer was Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).
Other Languages & CulturesFríða(Ancient Scandinavian) Frieda, Freida(English) Frieda(German) Fríða(Icelandic)

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 528


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