Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and friðr "peace, love". It is a cognate of Siegfried.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSiegfried, Sigi(German) Sigifrid(Germanic) Siegfried(Germanic Mythology) Sigfrido(Italian) Sigifriþuz(Old Germanic) Zygfryd(Polish) Sigfrido(Spanish) Sigfrid, Sigge(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Viking Answer Lady Webpage, available from
  2. Peterson, Lena. Nordiskt runnamnslexikon. Uppsala, 2007, page 190.
Entry updated December 7, 2022