Wilfried meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: English, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Safety, Will and Composition
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The sufficiently quirky baby boy name Wilfried is used chiefly in English, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian and German is originated from Old High German and Germanic, Wilfried means "Purposeful Peace, Will or Composition". Wilfried is variant of popular and conifer Wilfred. Wilfred is German and English form of Wilfried. Of Germanic and Old High German origin, Queer Wilfred, Wilfred means "Safety, A Wish for Peace and Peaceful". Wilfried is German form of Willifrid. It is celebrated on October 12th.

Variants of Wilfried

Wilfred, Guifré, Willfried, Willifrid

Names that rhyme with Wilfried

Popularity of Wilfried

Wilfried was among the popular names in France. Since emerging in 1919 around 12896 babies have been given the moniker. When at the peak of its usage in 1976, it ranked 100th when 605 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 74 years. Additionally, the first name has been in the top 100 baby names 1 times However things change on global perspective, Wilfried is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 500 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Central African Republic, Belgium, Austria, Gabon and Benin. As per our estimate, over 290000 babies have been bestowed Wilfried around the globe.



Wilfried in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Wilfried

You believe there's not a rule worth following if it makes you unhappy. Focus on inner peace, balance, harmony, helping those in need, kindness, and love. You like to explore your options about everything. You want to do everything as planned in life. In order to earn more, use some of your many talents. You often doubt your skills when you see someone more gifted, or better than you. Leave your own mark in the world.

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Namesakes of Wilfried

    Wilfried Huber, Italian luger who has competed since 1985
  • Wilfried Behre, artist and sculptor
  • Wilfried Erdmann, is one of the most famous German sailors
  • Wilfried Klaus, German television actor
  • Wilfried Daim, Austrian psychologist, psychotherapist
  • Wilfried Paulsen, German chess master
  • Wilfried Sauerland, German boxing promoter and manager
  • Wilfried Martens, Flemish Belgian politician
  • Wilfried Bingangoye, Gabonese athlete specializing in the 100 metres
  • Wilfried Puis, Belgian football player
  • Wilfried Van Moer, former Belgian football player
  • Wilfried Cretskens, Belgian former road bicycle racer
  • Wilfried Dalmat, French footballer
  • Wilfried Hannes, former German footballer,
  • Wilfried Sanou, retired Burkinabé footballer
  • Wilfried Pallhuber, former Italian biathlete
  • Wilfried Brookhuis, retired football goalkeeper from the Netherlands
  • Wilfried Balima, Burkinabé international footballer
  • Wilfried Peeters, former Belgian professional road bicycle racer
  • Wilfried Strik-Strikfeldt, Baltic German officer involved with General Andrey Vlasov and the German-sponsored Russian Liberation Army during World War II
  • Wilfried Nelissen, former Belgium road racing cyclist
  • Wilfried Böse, founding member of the German organization Revolutionary Cells that was described
  • Wilfried Domoraud, French footballer
  • Wilfried Capet in Age of Ice as Actor
  • Wilfried Baasner in The Seventh Scroll as Actor
  • Wilfried Freitag in Kennwort Gute Reise as Actor
  • Wilfried Hochholdinger in Inglourious Basterds as Actor
  • Wilfried Zahibo Wilfried Aimeric Zahibo is a French footballer of Ivorian origin who plays as defensive midfielder in the Gimnastic de Tarragona of the Liga Adelante.
  • Wilfried Blasberg is famous for his acting in movie The Fan
  • Wilfried Gössler, from 1968 drama film Das Wunder der Liebe, who portrayed Thomas.

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