Given Name FRIDA

GENDER: Feminine

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).

Categories

artists, athletes, Elder Scrolls characters, painters, peace, short forms
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Fríða (Ancient Scandinavian), Frieda, Freida (English), Frieda (German), Fríða (Icelandic)
  United States
2016
  Denmark
2015
  France
not
ranked
2015
  Norway
2015
  Sweden
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ranked
2016

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 528