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Name Alfred

Origin:From Old English words for elf and counselTools:

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About the name Alfred in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Diminutives:Alfie
Short forms:Alf, Fredi
US 2016 rank:#844     ... 842:Sonny, 843:Mayson, 844:Alfred, 845:Cristiano, 846:Darian ...     Full US 2016 list
Similarly written:Alfreda, Alfredo, Alfeo, Alfie, Delfred, Elfreda, Fred, Manfred, Walfried, Wilfred     Details
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About Alfred/Alfreda, the group of names with the same origin as Alfred

Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin, male:known from Alfred the Great, king of Wessex (9th century AD)
 one of the few Old English names that became popular beyond England
Words:aelf = the elf  Old English
 raed = the counsel  Old English
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:4:Alfie England+Wales 2011,  9:Alfred Denmark 2015,  51:Alfredo Mexico 2016,  93:Alf Sweden 2014
Somehow related to:Avery/Avery, Avery/Avery
Old/original forms:Aelfred Old English
Name variants:Alfreda, Alf, Alfie, Alfred, Alfredo, Fredi   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Albania prevalence 2008 25
Austria prevalence 2015 21
DenmarkGraph2016 10,  2015 92014 17,  2013 27,  2012 26,  2011 36,  2010 42,  2009 47
Germany prevalence 2005 39
NorwayGraph2016 51,  2015 492014 71,  2013 81,  2012 101,  2011 107,  2010 125,  2009 138,  2008 147
SwedenGraph2016 172015 27,  2014 19,  2013 29,  2012 27,  2011 35,  2010 31,  2009 39,  2008 47,  2007 52,  2006 55,  2005 50,  2004 56,  2003 55,  2002 54,  2001 67,  2000 73,  1999 72,  1998 71
Switzerland prevalence 2013 44
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 434,  1980-1989 296,  1960-1969 163
USA yearlyGraph2016 844,  2015 920,  2014 798,  2013 967,  2012 949,  2011 916,  2010 899,  2009 827,  2008 786,  2007 743,  2006 750,  2005 725,  2004 717,  2003 696,  2002 657,  2001 583,  2000 577,  1999 576,  1998 539,  1997 529,  1996 496,  1995 482,  1994 475,  1993 427
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