Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAN-freht(German, Polish) MAHN-frət(Dutch)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German elements man "man" and fridu "peace". It was borne by a 13th-century king of Sicily. Another notable bearer was Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), the World War I pilot known as the Red Baron. This is also the name of the main character in Lord Byron's drama Manfred (1817).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesManfredi, Manfredo(Italian)
User SubmissionsManfréd, Manfrèd


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: January 28
France: January 28
Poland: October 4
Sweden: October 12


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1091.
Entry updated December 7, 2022