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GenderFeminine
UsageWelsh

Meaning & History

Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and frewi meaning "reconciliation, peace". This was the name of a 7th-century Welsh saint and martyr.
Other Languages & CulturesWinifred, Freda, Freddie, Winnie, Winnifred English
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute