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What does Ailfrid mean?

Ailfrid Pronunciation of Ailfrid [ail-frid] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Ailfrid means "elf or magical counsel". Ailfrid is a version of Alfred (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, counsel.


Ailfrid has 4 variants: Ahlfred, Ailfred, Ailfryd and Elfred.

4 more related forms via Alfred: Alfie, Alfre, Alfredo and Alfrey.

Creative forms:
(male) Alfrid, Anfrid, ..

(female) Ailfi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ailfrid Kooper (A.K.), ..

How popular is Ailfrid?

Ailfrid is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Ailfrid is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alfredo (#587 from current records), Alfred (#920) and Alfie are the popular varying forms of Ailfrid (not ranked). Other forms, like Ailfred, are uncommon. These relations of Ailfrid reached the height of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 0.5%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.04%, 93%), with the form Alfred becoming somewhat dated. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfie, Alfred, Alfredo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alfie, Alfred outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ailfrid is alike in pronunciation to Walfred, Walfried, Wilfred, Wilfrid, Wilfried, Wilfryd, Willfred, Willfrid, Willfried and Willfryd. Other recommended names are Adlard, Aileron, Ailin, Ailured (see Alured), Aimeric, Alard, Alaric, Aldred, Aldric, Aldrin, Aleric, Alerio, Alfio, Alford, Allard, Allaric, Alldred, Allerd (see Ellard), Alleric, Allford, Allric, Alric, Alured, Eldrid, Galfrid, Hilarid, Humfrid (see Humphrey), Manfrid, Ottfrid (see Ottfried) and Sigfrid. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ailfrid.

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