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Name Element


Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element, see also FRID

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Old Norse

fríðr = 'beautiful', originally 'beloved' [1] [2] [3] [4]
fríðr = 'beautiful', 'good', 'alive', 'peaceful', 'safe' [5]
fridhr = 'beautiful' [6]
fríða = 'to make beautiful', 'to decorate', 'to love' [5]

Gothic

freidjan = 'to spare' [5] [7]

Old High German

vrīten = 'to nourish', 'to foster' [7]
frīten = 'to nourish', 'to foster' [5]

Combinations ending with -fryd are often associated with Norwegian fryd = 'delight' [3]

Related Names

See Fríðr

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
ADAL see Alfridh and Aðalfríður
AGI see Áfríðr
ALA see Alfridh
ALF see Alfridh
ANN see Annafrida
ARN see Arnfríðr (Norse)
AS see *Ansu-friþioR
Attila see Etilríður
AUD see Auðfríðr
BJÖRN see Bjarnfríður
BORG see Borgfrid and Fríðborg
BOT see Bótfríðr
BRYN see Brynfríður
DAG see Dagfríður (Norse)
DANR see Danfríður
EGG see Áfríðr
EI see Eifrid
EIN see Einfrid
ELD see *Eldfríðr
EY see Øyfrid
FAST see Fastríðr
FINN see Finnfríður
FLJOÐ see Fríðfljóð
GEIR see GæiRfríðr
GERD see Fríðgerð
GEST see Gestfríður
GUD see Guðfríðr
GUNN see Gunnfríðr
HA see Hafridh
HALL see Hallfríðr
HEL see Helfrid
HER see Hærfríðr
HILD see Fríðhild and Hildiríðr
HJALM see Hjálmfríður
HJÖR see Hjörfríður
HJÖRT see Hjörtfríður
HOLM see Holmfríðr
HRAFN see Hrafnfríður
IGUL see Ígulfríðr
ING see Ingrid
IS see *Ísfríðr
JAN see Janfrid
JARL see Jarlfrid
JARN see Jarnfrid
JEN see Jenfrid
see Iófríðr
JON see Jonfrid
JOR see Iǫfurfríðr
JUL see Julfrid
KETILL see Kætilfríðr
KOL see Kolfrid
KRIST see Kristfríður
MAGN see Magnfríður
MAJ see Majfrid
MAL see Malfrid
MALM see Malmfrid
MARR see Marfríður
MEY see Møyfrid
MILD see Mildfrid
MOD see Modfrid
NATT see Náttfríður
NAND see Nanfrid
NEL see Nelfrid
NOR see Norfrid
NY see Nyfrid (Norse)
ODAL see Óðalfríðr
ODD see Oddfríðr
OL see Olfrid
ORM see Ormfríðr
Palma see Pálmfríður
PAUL see Paulfrid
RAGN see Ragnfríðr
RAND see Randfríð
RANN see Rannfrid
ROS see Rósfríður
RUN see Fríðrún and Rúnfríðr
SE see Sæfríður
SIG see *Sigfríðr
Sil- see Silrið
SKJÖLD see Skjoldfrid
SKULD see Skuldfrid
SNÆ see Snæfríðr
SOL see Solfrid
STEIN see Stæinfríðr and Fríðsteinn
STYN see Stynfríðr
SUN see Súnfríð
SUNN see Sunnfríð
SVAN see Svanfríður
SVEIN see Sveinfríður
TID see Tíðfríðr
TYR see Tifriþ
UNN see Fríðunn and Unnfrid
VAGN see Vagnfríður
VAL see Valfrid
VI see Vífríðr
VILL see Vilfrid
VÖR see Fríðvør
ÞOR see Þórfríðr

First Element Forms

Frið- Fríð-

Last Element Forms

-deiður
-di -dí -did -dið -díður -dig
-dy -dý
-ferdh
-fre -fred
-fri
-frid -frið -fríð -frida -fridh -fríðr -fridur -fríður
-fried
-frik
-frith
-friþ -friþioR
-fryd
-frö
-fuidh
-ret
-ri
-rid -rið -rida -ridh -ríðr -ríður
-rina -rine
-rit -rita -rite -rith -ritha -rithe
-riþ

References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2002)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  6. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Günther Drosdowski: Duden Etymologie - Herkunftswörterbuch der deutschen Sprache (1997)