What does Frida mean?
Frida [fri-da] as a name for girls is of Old German and German origin, and the name Frida means "elf, magical being strength; peaceful; lady". Frida is a version of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Frida is also a derivative of Freda (Old German). Frida is also used as a derivative of Frieda (German).
(female) Fridia, Frifa, ..
(male) Fridi, Friham, .. Middle name pairings:
Frida Addilynn (F.A.), ..
How popular is Frida?
Frida is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3436 out of 4276, Top 80%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Frida entered the list in 1995 and reached its peak position of #650 in the U.S. in the year 2003, and is presently at #852. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Freda, Fredda, Freddie, Freeda, Freida and Frieda are the prominent alternative forms of Frida (#852 last year). Usage of these forms of Frida was well-received among parents a century ago (median #912) and has become much lower since. Frida is the firm favorite, while forms like Freda are now less popular.
Frida▲ is pronounced similarly to Frayda, Fredi, Fredia, Fredie, Fredy, Freedah, Freyda and Frydah. Other suggested similar names are Abida, Aida, Alida▼, Arda, Armida, Breda, Brinda, Dreda, Elida, Erda, Faida, Faina, Farica, Farina, Fayda, Fila, Fima, Fina, Florida▼, Fraya, Fred, Freya▲, Fruma, Guida, Heida, Irida, Jaida, Karida, Leida, Lida▼, Loida, Maida, Naida, Nerida, Olida, Onida, Orinda, Ouida, Reida, Rida, Saida, Thida, Truda, Veida, Vida▼ and Zaida. These names tend to be less frequently used than Frida.See names in meaning and etymology.