Meaning and name origin
Alfreda \a-lfre-da, al(f)-reda\ as a girl's name is pronounced al-FRAY-dah. It is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Alfreda is "elf or magical counsel". Feminine of Alfred. Actress Alfre Woodard.
Alfreda▼ has 55 variant forms: Alfi, Alfie, Alfre, Alfredah, Alfredda, Alfredia, Alfreeda, Alfri, Alfried, Alfrieda, Alfryda, Alfy, Allfie, Allfreda, Allfredah, Allfredda, Allfrie, Allfrieda, Allfry, Allfryda, Allfy, Allie▲, Elfie, Elfre, Elfrea, Elfredah, Elfredda, Elfreeda, Elfrida, Elfrieda▼, Elfryda, Elfrydah, Ellfreda, Ellfredah, Ellfredda, Ellfreeda, Ellfrida, Ellfrieda, Ellfryda, Ellfrydah, Elva▼, Elvah, Fred▼, Freda▼, Freddi, Freddie▼, Freddy, Fredi, Fredy, Freeda▼, Freedah, Frieda▼, Friedah, Fryda and Frydah.
For more information, see also the related girl name Alverdine.
Alfreda is a very popular first name for females (#913 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alfreda for girls. Alfreda reached its highest rank of #485 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alfreda and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Allie (#257), Freddie, Freeda, Frieda, Freda, Fred, Elfrieda, Elva and Alfreda. (2014 statistics).