Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage German (Austrian)
Other Forms FormsFridl, Friedel
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Meaning & History
Austrian German and Bavarian German diminutive of names that contain the Germanic element frid meaning "peace", such as FRIEDRICH (for men) and FRIEDERIKE (for women). Also compare the masculine name FRIDOLIN and its feminine forms FRIDOLINA and FRIDOLINE.Known bearers of this name include the Austrian alpine skier Friedl Pfeifer (1911-1995) and the Austrian children's book author Friedl Hofbauer (1924-2014).