Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Old German elements willo "will, desire" and fridu "peace" (a cognate of Wilfred).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesWilfrith, Wilfrið(Anglo-Saxon) Guifré(Catalan) Vilfred(Danish) Wilfred, Wilfrid, Wil, Wilf(English) Wilfried(German) Vilfredo(Italian) Wiljafriþuz(Old Germanic) Wilfredo(Spanish)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 1597.
Entry updated December 7, 2022