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What does Manfred mean?

Manfred Pronunciation of Manfred [man-fred] as a boys' name is pronounced MAN-fred. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Manfred is "man of peace". Used by Bryon for an antihero in an epic poem.

Associated with: peace, epic (mythology).


Manfred has 5 variants: Manfredo, Manfrid, Manfried, Mannfred and Mannfryd.

Creative forms:
(male) Macfred, Morfred, ..

(female) Manred, ..

Middle name pairings:
Manfred Israel (M.I.), ..

How popular is Manfred?

Manfred is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#46523 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Manfred entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #1404 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Manfred name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Manfred outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ahlfred (see Alfred), Ailfred (see Alfred), Alfred, Elfred, Gared, Garred, Jared, Jarred, Mabrey, Maccrea, Mainard, Majed, Majeed, Manases, Mandel, Mandrew, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Mannie, Manoel, Mansel, Mansfield, Manten (see Manton), Manuel, Manvel, Marek, Mareo, Maureo, Maxfield, Maybrey, Mayfield, Maynard, Menard, Modred, Montrel, Renfred, Sigfred, Tancred, Walfred, Walfried (see Walfred), Wilfred and Zared. These names tend to be more commonly used than Manfred.

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