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Origin and Meaning of Elfreda

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  1. A submission from Puerto Rico says the name Elfreda means "Elf, magical being strength" and is of German origin.
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Elfreda means "Beautiful chirld with great strength".
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Old English Ælfþryþ, ælf (“elf”) + þryþ (“strength”); later partly merged with æþel (“noble”) + þryþ ( =Audrey).

  1. A female given name from Old English borne by a medieval English queen; rare today.

Notable Persons Named Elfreda

Notable Persons Named Elfreda

Elfreda Chatman

She breathed her last breath on January 15th, 2002.

Elfreda Reyes

Elfreda Reyes is an activist. She was most prominent from 1919 to 1981. Elfreda was given the name Elfreda Stanford in 1901 in British Honduras. Elfreda is also known as Elfreda Trapp.

Elfreda Higgins

Elfreda was born in 1946.


Fun Facts about the name Elfreda

  • How Popular is the name Elfreda? Elfreda is the 11,370th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Elfreda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 934 babies born with the first name Elfreda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Elfreda to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Elfreda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Elfreda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Elfreda is Thursday, July 29th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Elfreda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Elfreda was in 1917 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Elfreda Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Elfreda is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Elfreda: The name spelled backwards is Aderfle. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eredfal. How do you pronounce that?
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