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What does Elfreda mean?

Elfreda Pronunciation of Elfreda [el-fre-da] as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Elfreda is "elf, magical being strength". Elfreda is an alternate spelling of Elfrida (Latin, Old English).

Associated with: elf, magical, strength.


Elfreda has 9 variants: Alfreda, Alfrida, Alfrieda, Elfredah, Elfredda, Elfrieda, Elfryda, Elfrydah and Ellfreda.

4 more relations via Elfrida: Elfie, Elfre, Elfriede and Freda.

Creative forms:
(female) Elfreed, Elfreza, ..

(male) Elfreer, Elfret, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elfreda Iyla (E.I.), ..

How popular is Elfreda?

Elfreda is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3974 out of 4276, Top 93%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Elfreda reached its highest rank of #1296 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Alfreda, Alfrieda, Elfie, Elfrieda and Freda are the prominent varying forms of Elfreda. These relations of Elfreda reached the top of their popularity 115 years ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, forms like Alfreda have become less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elfreda, Alfreda, Alfrieda, Elfie, Elfrieda, Freda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Elfreda is alike in pronunciation to Alfredah, Alfredda, Alfredia, Alfreeda, Alfryda, Allfreda, Allfredah, Allfredda, Allfrieda, Allfryda, Elfreeda, Ellfredah, Ellfredda, Ellfreeda, Ellfrida, Ellfrieda, Ellfryda, Ellfrydah, Wilfreda and Wilfrieda. Other suggested similar names are Albreda, Aleda, Alleda, Allmeda, Almeda, Altheda, Breda, Dreda, Efrata, Eirena, Elda, Eldorada (see Eldora), Eleena, Elena, Elfrea (see Alfreda), Elida, Elinda, Elined, Ellena, Ellmera (see Almera), Elmeena (see Elmina), Elmeera, Elmena, Elmera, Elodea, Elora, Elpida, Elrica, Elthea, Eluned, Elveena, Elveera, Elvena, Elvera, Elzeena, Erda, Erena, Florida, Halfrida, Oleda, Sigfreda and Winfreda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Elfreda.

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