Alfreda Meaning and Origin

Alfreda is a girl’s name of English origin, meaning “elf power”. The name Alfreda is of Germanic origin and is derived from the Old English name “Ælfþryð” or “Ælffrið,” which is composed of the elements “ælf” meaning “elf” or “supernatural being,” and “þryð” or “frið” meaning “power” or “strength.” The name is closely related to the male name “Alfred,” which means “elf counsel” or “wise counselor.” Alfreda has a long history dating back to the medieval times and has been used in various European countries. Common nicknames for Alfreda include Freda, Allie, Alfie, Freddie, and Alf. The name Alfreda has not been as popular as some other names in recent years, but its classic charm and meaningful origins make it a timeless choice. 

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