WILFRED
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: WIL-frÉ™d   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "desiring peace" from Old English wil "will, desire" and friþ "peace". Saint Wilfrid was a 7th-century Anglo-Saxon bishop. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest, but it was revived in the 19th century.
Related Names
VARIANT: Wilfrid
DIMINUTIVES: Wil, Wilf
FEMININE FORM: Wilfreda
OTHER LANGUAGES: Wilfrith, Wilfrið (Anglo-Saxon)
Popularity
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England/Wales  ranked #293