Wilfred Name Meaning & Origin

Wilfred

Pronunciation: WIL-frəd (key)

Origin of the name Wilfred:

Wilfred is derived from the Old English Wilfrith (desire for peace), a compound name composed of the elements willa (a wish, a desire) and frith (peace). Var: Wilfrid, Willifred.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Wilfred

Will, Willy, Wilf, Fred, Wolf

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Famous real-life people named Wilfred

Wilfred Owen, World War I poet
Wilfred tennat son of actor David tennat

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Wilfred of Ivanhoe, hero of Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe

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