Alfred
Origin/Usage
English, Germanic
Pronunciation
AL-frəd
Meaning
Advice from elves
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Alfred originates in Germanic languages and means 'advice from elves'. Alfred is derived from the old English name 'Alvred' which literally translates to 'elf counsel'. This name became very popular only after Queen Victoria named one of her sons Alfred, one of the greatest kings of England.

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Famous Alfreds

Alfred Tennyson - poet
Alfred Adler - psychologist
Alfred Bester - author
Alfred Cornu - physicist
Alfred Hitchcock - film director
Alfred Jarry - playwright
Alfred Lunt - actor
Alfred Molina - actor
Alfred Yankovic - musician

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