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What does Wilfryd mean?

Wilfryd Pronunciation of Wilfryd [wil-fryd] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the meaning of the name Wilfryd is "desiring peace". Wilfryd is an alternate spelling of Wilfred (Old English).

Associated with: old english, peace.


Wilfryd has 6 variants: Wilfrid, Wilfried, Willfred, Willfrid, Willfried and Willfryd.

2 more different relations via Wilfred: Wilfredo and Willfredo.

Creative forms:
(male) Winfryd, Wolfryd, ..


Middle name pairings:
Wilfryd Vincent (W.V.), ..

How popular is Wilfryd?

Wilfryd is an unusual first name for males. Wilfryd is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Wilfred, Wilfredo and Wilfrid are the prominent alternative forms of Wilfryd (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Willfredo, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Wilfryd was well-received in the 1910s (usage of 0.08%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Wilfred, Wilfredo, Wilfrid in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Wilfryd is pronounced similarly to Ahlfred, Ailfred, Ailfrid, Ailfryd, Alfred, Elfred, Walfred and Walfried. Other recommended names are Sigfryd (see Siegfried), Walford, Welford, Wild, Wiley, Wilford, Willard, Willerd, Willey, Willy, Wolfram and Wulfram. These names tend to be more commonly used than Wilfryd.

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