Listen to the German pronunciation of Elfriede. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:
Typically born before 1945
German form of the Old English name Ælfþryð consisting of name elements meaning 'elf, supernatural being' and 'strength'
Elfriede Jelinek (* 1946, Austrian playwright and novelist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2004)