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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAN-freht(German, Polish)
MAHN-frət(Dutch)

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic elements magan "strength" and frid "peace". This is the name of the main character in Lord Byron's drama Manfred (1817). This name was also borne by Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), the German pilot in World War I who was known as the Red Baron.