Meaning and origin
Frieda is a English girl name. The meaning of the name is `Peace, Joy`.
Where is it used? The name Frieda is mainly used in English.
How do they say it elsewhere? Freda (In Jewish and in English) Friede (In German)
See also In Swedish and in Hungarian: Frida In Icelandic: FrÝa
Extra information: From Old English.
What Frieda`s say about their name
The best thing about the name Frieda: i love the name very much its lovely to be at peace n have joy
The worst thing about the name:
If my name wasn`t Frieda....:
The best thing about the name Frieda: You get to be called Fred.
The worst thing about the name: It's a name frequently used in comedy sketches, ie:Lavatory cleaner., And frequently, in childrens prog's as a name for a pet animal!!!
If my name wasn`t Frieda....: It would be something else.
Extra information: I have a problem with people spelling it. Even on my birth certificate - FREIDA :[
The best thing about the name Frieda: It means Peace, which I love.
The worst thing about the name: People misspell it. Since it is German, the correct way is i e. Really. Even after I spell it out, I get letters addressed with it wrong.
If my name wasn`t Frieda....: I'd be a very different person! With an unusual name, I can't just introduce myself. I have to explain it EVERY time.
Extra information: A short name is nice to have.
Frieda doesn`t appear in 2007`s top-1000 name list. The last time Frieda appeared in the top-1000 was 58 years ago, in 1950. It ranked #638 in that year. . 1890 was a `top year` for the name Frieda. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #173. Our records go back to 1880