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What does Siegfried mean?

Siegfried Pronunciation of Siegfried [siegfried] as a boys' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Siegfried is "peace of victory". Name of the hero of Wagner's "Ring" cycle of operas, son of Siegmund, and husband of Brunhilde.

Associated with: peace, victory, hero.


Siegfried has 6 variants: Sigfred, Sigfrid, Sigfried, Sigfryd, Sigvard and Sygfried.

Creative forms:
(male) Asiegfried, Sterfried, ..

(female) Siegli, Siegria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Siegfried Asa (S.A.), ..

How popular is Siegfried?

Siegfried is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8242 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Siegfried has not made it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailfred (see Alfred), Godfried, Gottfried, Humfried, Manfried, Ottfried, Renfred, Sheffield, Siegmund, Siegwald, Sigurd, Siprien, Walfried (see Walfred), Wilfred, Wilfried, Willfred and Willfried. These names tend to be more commonly used than Siegfried.

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