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Alfreda

What does Alfreda mean?

Alfreda Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: old english, elf, magical.

Variations

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfreda name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfreda outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfreda, Alfred, Alfredia, Alfrieda, Allie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elfie, Elfrieda, Elva, Fred, Freda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Freddie, Freeda, Frieda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfreda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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