From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Alfred. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1950

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Western Germany
  • Southern Germany

Origin and Meaning

Younger form of the Old English name Ælfræd consisting of name elements meaning 'elf, supernatural being' and 'counsel'

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