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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

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See also FRÍÐ

Ancient Germanic

*frithu- = 'peace', 'friendship' [1]
*friþu- = 'peace', 'protection' [2] [3]

Proto Norse

*friðuR = 'love', 'peace' [4]
*friðuR = 'protection' (in name elements) [4] [5]
*friþuz = 'peace' [6]

Old Norse

friðr = 'love', 'peace' [5]
friðr = 'peace', 'protection' [2]

West Gothic

*fridu = 'peace'

Old Saxon

frethu = 'peace' [7] [1]
frithu = 'peace' [7] [1]

Old Frisian

frethu = 'peace' [1]
frithu = 'peace' [1]

Old High German

fridu = 'peace', 'friendship' [1]
fridu = 'peace', 'protection' [2]

Old English

frið = 'peace'

Related Names

See Femme, Fenna, Fiete, *Friþa (Norse), Fred, Fridolin, Fried, Frieda, Friedel, Friiti (Finnish), Frøðr (Norse)

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Athalfrid (German)
ALA see Alfred (Norse)
ALD see Ealdfrith (English)
ALF see FriðælfR (Norse) and Elfrieda (German)
AMAL see Amalfried (German)
ARN see Arnfrøðr (Norse) and Ehrenfried (German)
AS see *Ásfriðr (Norse)
AUD see Otfried (German)
BJÖRK see Friðbjörk (Norse)
BJÖRN see Bjarnfriður (Norse) and Friðbiǫrn (Norse)
BJÖRT see Friðbjartur (Norse)
BORG see Bergfríður (Norse) and Frithuburg (German)
BOT see Bótfreðr (Norse)
BÖÐ see *Baðu-friðuR
DAG see Dagfred (Norse)
DIS see Friðdís (Norse)
EI see Eifred
EIR see Erinfrid
ENGEL see Engelfried (German)
EY see Friðey and Eyfrøðr
FINN see Friðfinnur and Finnfríði
FRÍÐ see Friðfríður (Norse)
GAW see Gaufrid (German)
GEIR see *Friþugaizaz (Norse) and Frithuger (German) and Frithugar (English); Gæirreðr (Norse) and Gerfried (German)
GERD see Friðgerðr
GEST see Fredegæst
GISL see Gisalfrid (German)
GUD see Godafrid (German)
GUNN see Fridgunn (Norse) and Friedegund (German); *Gunþifriþuz (Norse) and Gundefrid (German)
HAG see Henfrid
HALL see Hallfreðr
HEIL see Heilfrid (German)
HELF see Helpfrid (German)
HER see *Friþuharjaz (Norse) and Fridehere (German) and Frithuhere (English); Hærfreðr (Norse)
HILD see Hildifrid (German) and Frethuhild (German)
HJALM see Friedhelm and Helmfrid (German)
HOLM see Holmfred
HUN see Húnrøðr (Norse) and Hunfrith (English)
ING see Ingfried (German) and Ingfred (Norse)
IRM see Emfrid
IS see Ísrøðr (Norse)
JARL see Erlfriede (German)
JEN see Jenfred
see Jófrøðr (Norse)
JON see Friðjón (Norse)
JOR see Eberfried (German)
KETILL see Kjellfred (Norse) and Fridhkil (Norse)
KOL see Kolfred
KRIST see Kriströðr
LAUG see Friðlaug
LEIF see FriðlæifR
LEIK see Læikfrøðr
LEW see Leofred
LI see Fredly
LIN see Friðlína
MAGN see Manifred (German) and Magnfred (Norse)
MANN see Manfried (German) and Friedemann (German)
MAR see Friedmar (German)
MEL see Melfred
MILD see Milfred
MUND see Friðmundr (Norse) and Friedmund (German)
NAND see Fridunand (German) and Nanfred (Norse)
NOR see Norfred
NY see Friðný
ODAL see Óðalfreðr (Norse) and Odalfried (German)
ODD see Oddfreður
OL see Olfred
RAGN see Ragnfreðr (Norse)
RIK see Frithuric (German) and Friþareiks (Gothic)
ROS see Friðrós
RUN see Friðrún
SANN see Sannfrid
Selma see Sällfrid
SIG see Sigfrøðr (Norse) and Sigifrith (German)
SINA see Fredsine
SOL see Solfred (Norse)
STEIN see Friðsteinn and Steinrœðr
SUN see Súnfríður
SVEIN see Friðsveinn and Svenfrid
SWIND see Frideswide (English)
SÄLL see Sällfrid
U see Ófriðr
ULF see Fridolf (German) and Fraþulf (Norse)
UNN see Fridunn
VAL see Walafrid (German)
VALD see Fridvald and Waldifrid (German)
VEIG see Friðveig
VILL see Willifrid (German)
VIN see Friðvin and Winfried (German)
VÖR see Fredvor
ÞOR see Friðþór

First Element Forms

Ferdi-
Fraþ-
Fred- Frede-
Frethu-
Frid- Fride- Fridh- *Fridh- Frið- Fridu-
Fried- Friede-
Frith- Frithu-
*Friþu-
Fryd-

Last Element Forms

-farð
-fer -ferd -fert
-fhard
-fre -fred -freðr -freður
-freiðr
-frey -freyðr -freyr
-fri -frid -frida -fridh -fríði -fridr -friðr -friðuR -fríður -fridus -fried -friede
-friiti -frith
-friþuR -friþuz
-frö -frød -frøðr -frøth
-fuert -fvert
-phrey
-pri -prit
-reðr -reth
-roðr
-rudh
-rød -rödh -rødh -røðr -rœðr -röður
-ver -vert

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Das große Vornamenlexikon (2007)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  6. Lena Peterson: Lexikon över urnordiska personnamn (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Wilhelm Schlaug: Die altsächsischen Personennamen vor dem Jahre 1000 (1962)