Alfred meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Alfred No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: English French Swedish Norwegian Danish German Polish Dutch Old English
How to pronounce Alfred a-lfréd What does my name mean?
Meanings: Wise Counsellor Name of a King Counsel from the Elves Elf Magical Counsel Supernaturally Wise Elf Counsel English origin, meaning composition of "natural spirit" and "advice". In Germany since the late 20th century with declining popularity, particularly in England spread. Namesakes: Alfred Doblin, German writer.

Alfred was ranked 663 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 4.60% from its previous ranking of 695 in 2015. Alfred was ranked 848 in 1994 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.71% from its previous ranking of 842 in 1991.

Full form of Alfred : Accurate Light-Hearted Fearless Realist Easygoing Daring

Alfred is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2003 and ranked 114 in 2015. Around 7232 people wear Alfred as their first name. Alfred is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Alfred is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular male name since 1880 and ranked 704 in 2015 in US. Around 242396 people wear Alfred as their first name. Alfred is a rare first name for a girl in United States which is a rare girl name since 1898 and ranked 704 in 2015 in US. Only 242396 people have Alfred as their first name. At the peak of Alfred popularity in 1928 it was given to about 0.267282% of US Boys babies and ranked 33 in 2336483 newborns while On the lowest point of Alfred in 1906 it was wore by only 0.001093% of new born Girls and ranked 357 out of 457511 babies in US. Alfred is not a native United States and Alfred may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. Alfred is given to around 0.067806% of newborns during 1880 to 2015, according to the USSA.

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Schoolmaster monk of the Abbey of Corwey in Saxonnie, Alfred became bishop of Hilessheim. Promoter of peace and benevolence, is nicknamed "the very peaceful", he is the friend of Louis II the German who entrusted him with delicate diplomatic missions. He died 15 August 874.

Expression number of Alfred is 1.

Alfred loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Alfred generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Alfred Aelfred, Afred, Alfred, Beornfred, Delfred, Edilfred, Elfred, Fred, Gilfred, Godfred, Gottfred, Halfred, Ielfred, Ilfred, Leofred, Manfred, Manifred, Mannfred, Mayfred, MelfredFamous people named Alfred
Alfreda Masters in Y: The Last Man Rising as Actress
Keisha Alfred in Top Secret as Actress
Mary Alfred Thoma in Fountain Dreams as Actress
Alfredo Mayo in La caza as Actor
Alfredo Hueck in Lady in White as Editor
Alfredo Álvarez Calderón in The Truth as Actor
Alfredo Gutiérrez in Padre Ingrato as Actor
Alfred Lot in The Transporter as Producer
Alfredo Casero in Todas las azafatas van al cielo as Actor
Alfredo Mayo in Kika as Cinematographer
Alfred Hitchcock, actor,director,producer
Alfred Newman, composer
Alfred Molina, actor,producer
Alfred Abel, actor,director
Alfred F. Woodley, actor,director,writer
Alfred Gilks, cinematographer,writer
Alfred Shnitke, composer
Alfred Adam, actor,writer
Names like Alfred Alf, Alfa, Alfair, Alfanette, Alfanso, Alfar, Alfard, Alfaretta, Alfeo, Alferd, Alferdo, Alfere, Alferetta, Alferia, Alfgar, Alfhild, Alfi, Alfia, Alfie, Alfild
Alfred Namesakes Comments :Alfred is the name of male origin Germanic. The name goes originally to the Old German name Alfrad back. This consists of the two Old High German words alb, for nature spirit, and rad for counselors. The English version of the name Alfred learned in Britain, partly because of Alfred the Great, from the 9th century increasingly widespread. The English version was later input into German. The name Alfred was the late 19th and early 20th century, a popular first name in Germany. In the 1910s the name even belonged to one year to the ten most popular names for boys. In the fifties, his popularity fell sharply, since the early seventies, he is hardly in use. Language variants of the name are German : Alfred, English : Alfred , Avery, Spanish : Alfredo, Esperanto : Alfredo, Galician : Alfredo, Hungarian : Alfréd, Italian : Alfredo. - Ada Rolon
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