Wilfrid name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Wilfrid mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Wilfrid

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International Interest
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  1. A male given name from Old English, a less common form of Wilfred.

Wilfrid was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Wilfrid

Notable Persons Named Wilfrid

Sir Wilfrid Laurier

Sir Wilfrid Laurier was a Prime Minister of Canada. Wilfrid was born on November 20th, 1841 in Saint-Lin–Laurentides. He left this life on February 17th, 1919.

Wilfrid Brambell

Wilfrid Brambell was an actor. He has been prominent since 1930. Wilfrid was given the name Henry Wilfrid Brambell on March 22nd, 1912 in Dublin. He passed away on January 18th, 1985.

Wilfrid Hyde-White

Wilfrid Hyde-White was an actor and singer. His career lasted from 1934 to 1934. Wilfrid was given the name Wilfrid Hyde White on May 12th, 1903 in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, England, UK. He left this life on May 6th, 1991.

Wilfrid Kaptoum

Wilfrid Kaptoum is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona B, FC Barcelona, and UE Sant Andreu. Wilfrid was born on July 7th, 1996 in Douala, Cameroon.

Wilfrid Reid May

Wilfrid Reid May is a military person.


Wilfrid is a christian bishop.

  • Wilfrid Voynich
  • Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
  • Wilfrid Noyce
  • Wilfrid Israel
  • Wilfrid Basil Mann
  • Wilfrid Le Gros Clark
  • Sir Wilfrid Kent Hughes
    Member of Parliament
  • Wilfrid Reid
    Golf Player
  • Sir Wilfrid Rhodes Freeman
  • Wilfrid De Glehn
  • Wilfrid Malleson
  • Wilfrid Stokes
    Civil Engineer
  • Wilfrid Owen
  • Wilfrid Ernest Sanderson

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilfrid

Notable Persons With the Last Name Wilfrid


Wilfrid is a christian bishop.

Brunache Wilfrid

Brunache Wilfrid is an athlete for the Victory SC.

Joseph Wilfrid

Joseph Wilfrid is an athlete for the AS Capoise.


Fun Facts about the name Wilfrid

  • How Popular is the name Wilfrid? Wilfrid is the 8,748th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Wilfrid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,414 babies born with the first name Wilfrid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Wilfrid to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Wilfrid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1887 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Wilfrid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Wilfrid is Saturday, October 30th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Wilfrid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Wilfrid was in 1922 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Wilfrid Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Wilfrid ranks 83rd in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 9 babies in New Hampshire have the same name in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Wilfrid: The name spelled backwards is Dirfliw. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Wrdiilf. How do you pronounce that?
  • Wilfrid name meaning

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