Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðele "noble" and friþ "peace". The name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.

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classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious  


Sources & References

  1. Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England, available from http://www.pase.ac.uk/jsp/index.jsp.
  2. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 37.
Entry updated December 7, 2022