Frieda Name Meaning & Origin

Frieda

Pronunciation: FREE-də (key)

Origin of the name Frieda:

A short form of the Germanic Friedelinde (gentle peace) and Friederike (ruler of peace). Var: Freda, Frida, Friede.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Freda, Frida

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From German, meaning "peace"

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Frieda Zamba, American four time world surfing champion
Frieda Lawrence (born Frieda, Baroness von Richthofen), wife of novelist D.H. Lawrence, who inspired much of his writing
Frieda Hughes, English poet and artist, daughter of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath
Frieda Brioschi, chairman of Wikipedia Italia,

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Frieda, character in the "Peanuts" comic strip most notable for her pride in her naturally curly hair. She was inspired by Charles Schultz' friend Frieda Rich, a local artist whom he met while taking art classes.
"Frieda", 1947 film
Frieda Pesky, character on the TV series "The Buzz on Maggie"
722 Frieda, a minor planet of the solar system
Fat Frieda, the female version of Fat Freddie in The Freak Brothers

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