Elfred

October 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Variation of “Alfred“, meaning “elf-counsel”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Aelfraed, Al, Alf, Alfie, Alfred, Alfredo, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredo, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Elfred the Dane, one of Sir John de Bureford’s retainers, in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.

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