The name Freda is a girl's name of German origin meaning "peaceful,". Freda and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Peace and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Pronounced as Fred with an a, Freda is sometimes heard in England, but mostly among older generations. Much more popular in the U.K. these days, though yet to reach the US, is Freya.