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What does Galfrid mean?

Galfrid Pronunciation of Galfrid [gal-frid] as a boys' name. Not an Old English name but from a translation of Geoffrey into Galfridus, which was then interpreted as Latin for the name Galfrid. The name was first used in the 18th century but is now rare.

Associated with: old, 18th century.


Galfrid has 1 variant: Gal.

Creative forms:
(male) Garfrid, Gilfrid, ..

(female) Galfride, Galgil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Galfrid Eitan (G.E.), ..

How popular is Galfrid?

Galfrid is an uncommon given name for men. Galfrid is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Geoffrey (#1867 in 2015) is the only prominent related form of Galfrid (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Galfrid was favored as a baby name during the years 1970-1979 (#193) and is now significantly less conventional, with Geoffrey becoming somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Geoffrey in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailfrid, Eldrid, Farid, Gafni, Galahad, Galbrait, Galil, Galin, Gallard, Gallvin (see Galvin), Galvin, Gard, Gared, Gari, Garin, Garrad, Garred, Garrie, Garrin, Gavril, Gaylord, Gilbride, Gilford, Godfried, Gottfrid, Hilarid, Humfrid (see Humphrey), Jarid, Jarrid, Manfrid, Ottfrid (see Ottfried), Sigfrid, Talfrin (see Talfryn), Walfred, Walfried (see Walfred), Walid, Wilfrid and Willfrid. These names tend to be more frequently used than Galfrid.