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Strong and respectable. A good name for men of any time period.
Ed could also be used as a nickname.
In TV series The Big Bang Theory, Alfred Hofstadter is an archeological anthropologist and Leonard's father.
Good and strong name, really masculine and with class! Not anymore used often as it was many decades ago, now it's a rare name, not much used. It feels a little bit like an older male name, but I like this name, because Alfred has quality and charm also.
Alfred Sole is an American film director, producer, and writer.
It’s a very old name, but that doesn’t stop it from being amazing! Alfred will suit any age and a cute nickname for Alfred is Alfie.
Amazing history and meaning.
Very amazing.
The name Alfred is also a Catalan name.
Alfred is absolutely my favourite male name of all time. I love it so much! However, I don't think it should regain popularity. It's an old-fashioned name that is better if left in the past. This is just my personal opinion anyway. You decide!
Alfred is a great name! I love the nicknames "Alf" and "Alfie".
He is my butler
- Batman.
Also Estonian: https://et.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred
Very ugly and old fashioned.
It’s not a good name, it’s a bad bad name despite the feel of the name and its portrayal. Alfred is a German name.
I love this name!
Some people may consider it old-man-ish, but I definitely don’t think so! If I was born a boy, I would have been called Alfred and I wouldn’t have thought my name was boring or dated at all! The very thought!
I like quite a few of the diminutives for Alfred. My favorite is Alfie, and I also like Freddie and Freddy. Fred is OK, too, but not the diminutive I would pick out of all of them. (Obviously the one I would pick is Alfie!)
I can’t imagine an American with this name who's under 70. Any boy would get teased for having an old man’s name. I don’t even think it’s a good name. Sounds too much like a last name. It makes me think of a snobby, rich, British man who hates talking to anyone of a lesser class.
Add Usage: CzechPronounced: AL-frəd (English), AL-FREHD (French), AL-frehd (Swedish, Czech), AL-freh (Norwegian, Danish), AL-freht (German, Polish), AL-frət (Dutch)
Alfred Noyes was an American poet who is best known for "The Highwayman", a narrative poem.
Also Czech: https://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfr%C3%A9d -- mentions Alfred, including stats
https://krestnijmeno.prijmeni.cz/search.php?name=Alfred&t=1
I really like this name :) it has a nice sound to it for me because I kind of like vintage sounding names. I like that it has a lot of history to it and that it is also the name of a favorite character of mine ;)
I just think of old men.
In 2018, 63 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Alfred who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 390th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
Alfred is considered a very old, out-dated name in the U.S. Geeky, dorky, unattractive.
Love it! So timeless and classic, with cute nicknames. In Hungary, I'd use the nickname "Frédi".
On Hetalia Axis Powers, the personification of America is named Alfred. F Jones.
Alfred is a really, really, seriously good name! Nicknames could be: Alf, Al, Fred or Alfie, Allie.
Alfred "Freddie" Highmore is an English actor known for playing Charlie Bucket in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)" as well as playing Dr. Shaun Murphy in the television series "The Good Doctor".
Admittedly, it's a nice name. I like the nickname Freddy, a little.
It's unfortunate it went out of style, I imagine it could make a comeback (then people would start spelling it strangely, though... like Alfryd or Elfred. Goodness!)
It's a fun name that I think can fit any personality.
I am mixed with this name, I like it, but I don't at the same time. I would name a dog this, but not a boy.
Alfred Hithcock was British! Please update!
The name Alfred was given to 263 boys born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Alfred are male.
I can't really help but love this name, for reasons I am unsure of. It's cute, sweet, and I love the nickname "Fred."
Alfred, like in batman, and my dog's name is Alfred.
I love this name. Mainly because of the personification of America from Hetalia (best anime ever!) and "Weird Al" Yankovic.
OH MY FREAKING GOSH! I wouldn't expect to see anything of Hetalia in here! Yes, Alfred is an awesome name. It sounds like a high school jockey or a cool kid, it has its own uniqueness to it.
Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935, the French Jewish army officer unjustly convicted in 1894 of passing intelligence to the Germans, imprisoned on Devil's Island, but eventually (1907) pardoned after a sustained campaign in his favour by people who saw anti-semitism behind his conviction and realized he had been framed.
The mascot of MAD magazine is named Alfred E. Neuman.
Alfred is such an amazing name, this name has such powerful meanings, It reminds me of the nerd that will become the star, if I were to have a kid I would for sure name him this name! Everytime I see it I always fawn over it.
Alfred Pennyworth (although Damian just calls him Pennyworth) is the butler of Bruce Wayne. Dick and Tim always call him Alfie.
Love it! This name would honor relatives Albert and Frederick, and would be perfect for a future boy I might have. The nickname Alfie is adorable too, and Alfred sounds like a good name for a boy to grow into. Yes to this type of "old man" names that are ready to be revived for the next generation!
Fictional bearer: Alfred J. Kwak, a duck character created by Dutch singer/songwriter and actor Herman van Veen, famously featured in a cartoon/anime from 1989.
This name has grown on me and now I quite like it. Although I don't like any of the nicknames for Alfred, it would be a good name for a boy of any age. This name brings to mind a strong, reliable guy.
This name is seriously adorable. I don't know why, but to me it just is. For a little boy, I think the nicknames Alfie or Freddie are more fitting and still cute, but overall Alfred is an awesome name! It has actual history to it too, unlike all these trendy, made up names.
When I hear the name Alfred, I usually think of Alfred Hitchcock, Alfred from "Batman", and Alfred F. Jones from "Hetalia- Axis Powers".
Actor Alfred Lunt (1892-1977).
I really like this name because it has a lot of history to it and sounds regal and imposing, but because of those same reasons, it seems like a lot for a kid to bear. It's hard to imagine this name on anyone younger than 40 for me.
Alfred was the youngest son of King George III of the UK and his wife Charlotte. He died age 1.
Alfred (1844-1900) was the second son of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. He later became Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. His oldest daughter Marie was the Queen of Romania.
One of my guilty pleasure boys names. It could be made more modern with the nickname Alfie.
Alfred Bruyas (15 August 1821 – 1 January 1876) was an art collector and a personal friend of many important artists of his time.
Alfred F. Jones- or the U.S.A- in Hetalia is indeed a very famous bearer. :)
Alfred Hamilton Barr, Jr. (1902-1981) was an American art historian and museum administrator.
This name seems to grow on me, as Albert and Arthur. Alfred can be cute and I like the nickname "Alfie".
I usually think of "Alfred" the butler from the movie/tv show BATMAN. Alfred was the butler to "Bruce Wayne", aka "Batman". Batman was very rich and had a butler named Alfred, so that's one reason for me to like this name. Fred can be a good alternative to Al/Alfred.
Alfred Ashford is an antagonist in the game Resident Evil Code: Veronica.
Technically, wouldn't Alfred mean 'peaceful noble'? Adal (noble) and frid (peace).
Alfred Wegener, a famous man who tried to prove continental drift.
A famous bearer was Hawaiian signer Alfred Apaka (March 19, 1919 – January 30, 1960). He was one of the most noted interpreters of hapa-haole music, a type of music that combines traditional Hawaiian music with traditional pop music.
As a French name, it's for an old man only.
Alfred Bester is an antagonist in twelve episodes of Babylon 5. Although, part of the time, he is on the "good" side, he is disliked/hated by the main characters of the show. He's a Psi Cop, a telepath who is dedicated to hunting down telepaths who have "gone rogue".The character of Alfred Bester was named after the science fiction writer.
Alfred Enoch portrays Dean Thomas, Gryffindor, in the Harry Potter films.
Alfred Pennyworth, Bruce Wayne's (aka Batman's) butler, confidant and father figure, is a famous owner of this beautiful and strong name.
What comes to mind is the MAD guy: ''What, me worry?''. I don't like this old-fashioned name, and I hate the nicknames Alf and Alfie. I loathe Fred as well, so there aren't really any redeeming factors to this name.
This name is growing on me. Like Arthur, it feels more and more noble as I think about its royal beginnings.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892), English poet often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry.
Alfred "Freddie" Thomas Highmore is a fifteen year old actor, very well known for playing Charlie Bucket in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and Arthur in "Arthur and the Invisibiles".
Alfred Lammle is a character in "Our Mutual Friend" by Charles Dickens.
Alfred is the worst name you could get, in my opinion:
There's that nasty song about a nerd called Al. While it's very funny, it doesn't leave you a good impression. Then there's that mean nickname Alfredo. And last, it sounds bad.
Alfred was the name of Batman's manservant/butler.
A famous bearer is the actor Alfred Molina from Spiderman 2 and the Da Vinci Code.
Alfred was the baby on the British version of Queer as Folk.
Listen to the German pronunciation of Alfred here:
http://www.nordicnames.de/Aussprache.html
Lord Alfred "Bosie" Douglas was a poet who is most famous for being the lover of Oscar Wilde.
Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is easily the best known of all novelty singers. He writes parodies of popular songs and composes silly original tunes, most of which are accompanied by, among other instruments, his accordion. Weird Al got his start on the Dr. Demento Show, a radio program devoted to odd songs, and since 1983, he has released twelve albums. He also had his own television show (creatively titled "The Weird Al Show") on CBS from 1997 to 1998, and starred in the cult classic film UHF in 1989.
Famous bearer is Alfred Nobel, a Swedish chemist and engineer. He was the inventor of dynamite and advocator of the Nobel Prizes.
I always think of Jude Law's character Alfie. Very hot!
Alfred Hitchcock was a famous bearer.
Alfred Hitchcock disliked being called Alfred, and asked all his actors to call him Hitch.

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