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What does Gottfrid mean?

Gottfrid Pronunciation of Gottfrid [got-tfrid] as a boys' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Gottfrid is "God-peace". Gottfrid is a Scandinavian form of Godfrey (Old German): from the Old French name Godefroy.

Associated with: scandinavian, peace.


Gottfrid has 1 variant: Gottfried.

1 more alternative form via Godfrey: Godfried.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Gottfrid Zakai (G.Z.), ..

How popular is Gottfrid?

Gottfrid is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Gottfrid is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Godfrey is the only prominent varying form of Gottfrid (outside Top 2000). This form of Gottfrid was at the top of its popularity a century ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ailfrid, Galfrid, Godard, Goddard, Godefroi, Godefroy, Godfry, Godofredo, Godric, Gofaridh, Goffredo, Goiridh, Gorin, Gorrin, Gothart, Gotthard, Gotthardt, Gotthart (see Goddard), Gottlieb, Guthrie, Humfrid (see Humphrey), Manfrid, Ottfrid (see Ottfried), Ottfried, Sigfrid, Wilfrid and Willfrid. Like Gottfrid, these names are not frequently used.

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