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What does Frieda mean?

Frieda Pronunciation of Frieda as a girls' name is pronounced FREE-dah. It is of German origin, and the meaning of Frieda is "lady". Also form of Alfreda. Also form of Elfrida.


ASSOCIATED WITH lady (noble)


VARIANTS Freda, Fredda, Frida



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How popular is Frieda?

Frieda is a very popular first name for females (#651 out of 4276, Top 15%) and a slightly less popular surname for both adults and children (#94676 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Frieda reached its peak position of #155 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Frieda appearing in the Top 2000 are Alfreda, Freda, Fredda and Frida (#694 IN RECENT RANKINGS). These forms of Frieda were favored by parents in the 1890s (USAGE OF 0.24%) and are now significantly less common (USAGE 0.02%, 90%). Frida has been the most prevalent, while versions like Alfreda have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frieda, Alfreda, Freda, Fredda, Frida in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Frieda is alike in pronunciation to Frayda, Freada, Freddi, Freddy, Fredi, Fredia, Fredie, Fredy, Freeda, Freedah, Freida, Freyda, Friedah, Fryda, Frydah and Frydda. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alleda, Ariela, Ayeeda, Barinda, Branda, Breda, Breeda, Brieta, Brinda, Briseida, Dorinda, Dreda, Dyrinda (see Dorinda), Erda, Faida, Farica, Faricka (see Farica), Farina, Ffiona, Fiala, Fima, Fina, Florida, Florinda, Franca, Frania, Franka, Frayde, Fred, Freya, Freyde, Friede, Fritzi, Fronia, Gricelda, Griselda, Guida, Hilda, Ieeda, Irida, Iyeeda (see Aida), Jaeda, Lorinda, Maida, Marilda, Meda, Naida, Oleda, Olida, Onida, Orielda, Orinda, Priela, Reda, Reida, Thilda, Uriela, Vida and Vieda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Frieda.

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