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Elfleda Meaning and Origin

Elfleda is a girl’s name meaning “noble beauty, elfin beauty” and is of English origin. The name is derived from the Old English elements “ælf” meaning “elf” and “flæd” meaning “beauty” or “ornament.” Elfleda was a popular name during the Anglo-Saxon period in England, particularly among noble families. One of the most famous historical figures to bear the name was Ælfflæd, daughter of King Oswiu of Northumbria and Queen Eanflæd, who lived in the 7th century. Today, Elfleda is a rare name, but it is still used as a given name in some English-speaking countries.

Names similar to Elfleda:

  • Elswith
  • Etheldreda
  • Elfrida
  • Editha
  • Altheda
  • Winifred
  • Theodora
  • Edgiva
  • Ethelberta
  • Aelfwyn

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