Gender: Female Meaning of Freda: "peaceful," Origin of Freda: German

Freda Origin and Meaning

The name Freda is a girl's name of German origin meaning "peaceful,".

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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Freda

Frida, Frieda, Freada, Freida, Frydda, Freeda


abertawe Says:


"Fred with an A?" wtf. This is said just like Frieda...

Willow_Carter Says:


My Nana's name was Freda and I think if I ever have a little girl I would love to call her Freda Marigold; so sweet

Carol Says:


I think if it's Frieda it's "free-da" without the i it's "frey-da", at least that's what i've been told by my german neighbors who have a daughter Frieda (Free-da)

Yara Says:


I love the nickname Freddie!

lesliemarion Says:


Me too, Free-da. I used to dislike it, but it reminds me of my mom's era of women and so I now like it. I like Frederica with this as a nickname.

AnonymousPerson Says:


I've only heard this pronounced "free-da".