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What does Etheldreda mean?

Etheldreda Pronunciation of Etheldreda [ethel-dre-da] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Etheldreda is "noble strength". Latinized form of Ĉdelpryd (see Audrey). Name of a seventh-century saint.

Associated with: old english, noble, strength, saint.


Etheldreda has 1 variant: Dreda.

Related girl name: Ethel.

Creative forms:
(female) Etheldrena, ..

(male) Etheldredas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Etheldreda Aniyah (E.A.), ..

How popular is Etheldreda?

Etheldreda is a rare given name for females. Etheldreda is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Etheldreda (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Audrey (#37 in recent rankings) and Ethel. These forms of Etheldreda were at the top of their popularity 125 years ago (adoption of 2.33%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.46%, down 80%). Audrey is the longstanding favorite, while Ethel has become less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Audrey, Ethel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Albreda, Alfreda, Allfreda (see Alfreda), Cherida, Earldena (see Earla), Eldorada (see Eldora), Elfrea (see Alfreda), Elfreda, Elfredah, Elfredda, Elfreeda (see Alfreda), Elfrida, Elfrieda, Elfryda, Ellfreda, Ellfredah (see Alfreda), Ellfredda (see Alfreda), Ellfreeda (see Alfreda), Ellfrida (see Alfreda), Ellfrieda (see Alfreda), Ellfryda (see Alfreda), Emelda, Emelea, Emmeleia, Esmerelda, Etelka (see Ethel), Ethelberta, Ethelda, Etheleen, Ethelenda, Ethelene, Ethelin, Ethelind, Ethelinda, Ethelinde, Etheline, Ethelyn, Ethelynne, Ethenia, Ethille (see Ethel), Ethlinda, Ethnea, Etholinda (see Ethelinda), Ethylind, Geltruda, Shelonda and Wilfreda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Etheldreda.

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