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Meaning and Origin of: Alfred boy

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First name origin & meaning:

Old English: Wise counsel

First name variations: Alf, Alfredo, Ailfrid, Alfeo, Alfric, Alfie, Alfrid, Allie, Elfred, Fred, Freddie

Last name origin & meaning:

English: from the Middle English personal name Alvred, Old English Ælfrǣd ‘elf counsel’. This owed its popularity as a personal name in England chiefly to the fame of the West Saxon king Alfred the Great (849–899), who defeated the Danes, keeping them out of Wessex, and whose court was a great center of learning and culture.

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Gary Oldman

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