What does Alfreda mean?
Alfreda [al-fre-da] as a girls' 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 variants: 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.
Related girl name: Alverdine.Creative forms:
(female) Alfreia, Alfrela, ..
(male) Alfread, Alfret, .. Middle name pairings:
Alfreda Lillyann (A.L.), ..
How popular is Alfreda?
Alfreda is a very prominent first name for women (#913 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Alfreda reached its apex position of #506 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Alfred, Alfredia, Alfrieda, Allie (#255 the previous year), Elfie, Elfrieda, Elva, Fred, Freda, Freddie, Freeda and Frieda are the prominent variation forms of Alfreda appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Alfreda was at its most widespread in the 1900s (median #971) and has become much reduced since (#1865, down 78.7%). Allie is a constant favorite, while versions like Frieda are now less common.
Alfreda▼ is pronounced similarly to Alfrida, Elfreda, Wilfreda and Wilfrieda. Other suggested similar names are Adrea, Aeeda, Affera, Affrica, Afra, Agueda, Aifrica, Alaida, Alamea, Alarica, Alarieka (see Alarice), Albreda, Alcinda, Alda▼, Aldea, Alea, Aleceea, Aleda, Aleea, Aleena▲, Aleesa, Aleida, Aleka, Alena▲, Aleta, Aletea, Alexa▲, Alexea, Alicea, Alida▼, Aliena, Alieza, Alinda, Allda, Alleda, Allexa, Allida, Allmeda, Allmedah (see Almeda), Allmera, Allmida (see Almeda), Almeda▼, Almeena, Almeera, Almena, Almeta, Almida, Althea▼, Altheda, Alura, Alurea, Alveena, Alvena, Alvera, Alyda, Alzeena, Alzena, Andrea▼, Andresa, Andreya, Arda, Arela, Arena, Areta, Astrea, Audrea, Aurea, Ayeeda, Breda, Dreda and Florida▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alfreda.See names in meaning and etymology.