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Gender: Male Meaning of Siegfried: "victorious peace" Origin of Siegfried: German

The name Siegfried is a boy's name of German origin meaning "victorious peace". Siegfried and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Peace and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

One of the least user-friendly and most Olde World-sounding of the German names.

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Famous People Named Siegfried

Siegfried Fischbacher, German-American magician of duo Siegfried & Roy
Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, English poet and soldier
Siegfried, Count of Luxembourg
Siegfried Wagner, German composer, son of composer Richard Wagner
Siegfried Kracauer, German writer and critic
Siegfried Lenz, German novelist
Siegfried “Sigi” Stritzl, Yugoslavian-American footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Siegfried

"Siegfried," opera by Richard Wagner
Siegfried Farnon, character in James Herriot's "All Creatures" series

Sygfried, Sigfried, Szygfrid, Siegfred, Sigo, Siggy, Sigfrid, Wagnerian, Ziggy, Sikko, Sigfryd, Sig

Siegfried's International Variations

Siguefredo, Fredo (Portuguese) Sigfrido, Sigifredo (Spanish) Siegfried, Seifried, Seifert (German) Zygfryd, Zygi (Polish) Siffre, Sigfroi (French) Szigfrid, Zigfrid (Hungarian) Sigefriedo (Italian) Zigfrids (Latvian)


Dietrich Says:


We have a Siegfried too! Hope you use it. He loves swords(Gram, Nothung, Balmung), dragons (Fafnir), and Rheingold!

Dietrich Says:


Muhammed and Jesus are OK, they are not German.

Volkmar Says:


We have a Siegfried. We are from America, but have German ethnicity. Classic German names are disappearing, even though they are so cool. German or not, names like Siegfried should never die out!

Lt. Gaunt Says:


Siegfried is one of the coolest sounding names I can think of. Definitely a contender for a future baby, alongside the name Arthur.

bordercollie Says:


Siegfried Farnon :D

Wolfgang Says:


"One of the least user-friendly and most Germanic of the German names."

Wow! All the descriptions of the German names sound racist!

What is wrong with this site?

I hate to see what you guys write about Muhammad or Jesus...



Like the Dragon-Slayer!