Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. FREE-dah(Swedish)

Meaning & History

Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace". This is also the Scandinavian equivalent, from the Old Norse cognate Fríða. A famous bearer was Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesFrieda, Freida(English) Frieda(German) Fríða(Icelandic) Fríða(Old Norse)


People think this name is

classic   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Hungary: May 6
Latvia: June 8
Norway: October 10
Sweden: February 18


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 528.
Entry updated February 4, 2020