Meaning and name origin
Freda \f-re-da\ as a girl's name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Freda is "peaceful". Short form of various names like Alfreda, Elfrida, Frederica and Winifred. Frida is popular in Spain. Freddie is the pet form. Artist Frida Kahlo.
For more information, see also the related girl name Fredella.
Freda is a very popular first name for females (#432 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11386 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Freda for girls. Freda reached its highest rank of #168 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Freda and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Frida (#944), Frieda, Winifred, Freida, Freeda, Freda, Freddie and Alfreda. (2014 statistics).
Freda▼ is also pronounced similarly to Frayda, Fredda, Freddi, Freddy, Fredi, Fredia, Fredie, Fredy, Freedah, Freyda, Friedah, Fryda and Frydah. Other suggested similar baby names are Breda, Dreda, Fred▼, Freya▲, Freyde and Friede. These names tend to be less commonly used than Freda.