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What does Willfrid mean?

Willfrid Pronunciation of Willfrid [will-frid] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Willfrid means "desiring peace". Willfrid is a version of Wilfred (Old English).

Associated with: old english, peace.


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

2 more related forms via Wilfred: Wilfredo and Willfredo.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Willfrid Westyn (W.W.), ..

How popular is Willfrid?

Willfrid is an uncommon given name for males. Willfrid is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Willfrid (not ranked) are Wilfrid, Wilfredo and Wilfred. Other forms, like Willfryd, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Willfrid was widespread a century ago (adoption of 0.08%), but now, versions such as Wilfred have become somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Willfrid is alike in pronunciation to Ailfred, Ailfrid, Ailfryd, Walfred and Walfried. Other recommended names are Galfrid, Hilarid, Hillard, Millard, Millerd, Millford (see Milford), Sigfrid, Villard, Walford, Welford, Wellford, Wilber, Wilbert, Wilberto, Wilbur, Wilburn, Wilburt, Wilford, Willard, Willbur, Willerd, Willi, Willie, Willis, Willkie, Wolfram and Wulfram. These names tend to be more frequently used than Willfrid.

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