Given Name MANFRED

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: MAN-fret (German, Polish), MAHN-frət (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements magan "strength" and frid "peace". This is the name of the main character in Byron's drama 'Manfred' (1817). This name was also borne by Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), the German pilot in World War I who was known as the Red Baron.

Categories

A Song of Ice and Fire characters, Ace Attorney characters, Baccano characters, history, peace, scientists, strength, virtues
VARIANT: Manfried (German)
DIMINUTIVES: Fred, Meine, Meino (German), Meine, Meino, Meint (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Meginfrid, Meino (Ancient Germanic), Meine, Minke (Frisian), Manfredo (Italian)