What does Alfreda mean?
Alfreda \a-lfre-da, al(f)-reda\ 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.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Alverdine.
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. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Alfreda for girls. Alfreda was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex position of #485 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Allie (#257 the previous year), Elfrieda, Elva, Fred, Freda, Freddie, Freeda and Frieda are the prominent variation forms of Alfreda appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.4704%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0826%, down 82.5%), with forms like Fred, Freda, Freddie, Freeda and Frieda falling out of fashion. Allie (#257) is the most fashionable baby name in this compilation, and there is also a revival in baby name usage for this name. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Alfreda and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)