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Updated March 5, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • German : Man of peace

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Manfred

Family name origins & meanings

  • German and Dutch : evidently from the Germanic personal name Manfred, composed of the elements man ‘man’ + frid ‘peace’. The surname is rare in Germany, however, while the personal name was common in Lombardy, and Italian sources derive the first element from magin ‘strength’. Compare Manfredo.

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