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Elfriede

What does Elfriede mean?

Elfriede Pronunciation of Elfriede [el-friede] as a name for girls has the meaning "elf, magical being strength". Elfriede is an alternate form of Elfrida (Latin, Old English).

Associated with: elf, magical, strength.

Variations

12 different relations via Elfrida: Alfreda, Alfrida, Alfrieda, Elfie, Elfre, Elfreda, Elfredah, Elfredda, Elfrieda, Elfryda, Ellfreda and Friede.

Creative forms:
(female)

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Elfriede Zinnia (E.Z.), ..

How popular is Elfriede?

Elfriede is a very prominent first name for women (#1877 out of 4276, Top 44%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Elfriede (outside Top 2000) are Alfreda, Alfrieda, Elfie, Elfreda and Elfrieda. Usage of these forms of Elfriede was well-received during the years 1910-1919 (average #1384), but now, the form Alfreda has become less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Elfriede is pronounced similarly to Alfried. Other suggested similar names are Alfreeda, Allfrieda, Astride, Bride, Clotilde, Earlene, Effie, Eirene, Elaene, Elaine, Elanie, Eldoree, Eleese, Elene, Eleri, Elfrea (see Alfreda), Elfreeda (see Alfreda), Elfrydah, Eliane, Elice, Elida, Elidi, Eliese, Eliesse, Eliette, Elinda, Eline, Elined, Elise, Elisee, Elisse, Elize, Elkie, Ellaine, Ellee, Ellene, Elleree, Ellfredah (see Alfreda), Ellfredda (see Alfreda), Ellfreeda (see Alfreda), Ellfrida (see Alfreda), Ellfrieda (see Alfreda), Ellfryda (see Alfreda), Ellice, Ellie, Ellsee, Elodie, Eloise, Elouise, Elpida, Elrica, Elsee, Elsie, Elspie, Eluned, Elvene, Elvie, Elvine, Elvire, Elzbieta, Emeraude, Erene, Erienne, Erike, Erinne, Erlene, Estrid, Everilda, Klotilde, Mercede, Pleiade and Wilfrieda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elfriede.

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