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Gender: Male Meaning of Manfred: "man of peace" Origin of Manfred: German

Manfred Origin and Meaning

The name Manfred is a boy's name of German origin meaning "man of peace".

Hipsters might consider reviving this old German name, though we're not so sure their sons wouldn't have preferred the classic Fred name Frederick. Manfred B. Lee (born Manford) was half of the team of detective story writers who used the pseudonym Ellery Queen; Manfred Mann was a British pop group of the 1960's, with Manfred Mann (born Michael Liebowitz) at the keyboard. There's also a wooly mammoth named Manfred, and nicknamed Manny, in the film Ice Age.

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Pop Culture References for the name Manfred

Manny, Mannfryd, Freddy, Freddie, Mannfred, Fred

Manfred's International Variations

Manfredo (Italian) Manfried, Manfrid (German)

Comments

Rosie2525 Says:

2017-10-21T18:14:20

I don't know why NameBerry feels the need to give their opinion on certain names. I am no hipster, nor do I think it is worse than Frederick. Anyway, I really like this name: It's strong, masculine and has German roots, which I appreciate. Manfred could go by the nickname Manny, or better yet; Fred. :)