Infographic of Alfred name meaning, which is “Elf- counsel; wise counselor.” Based on the Anglo-Saxon ael (elf) and raed (counsel), in allusion to the once proverbial wisdom of the elves. Feminine form: Alfreda. Fred.
Ask your friends & family about Alfred…

Alfred Name Popularity

How popular is the name Alfred? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 38 899 0.2553%
1911 38 1,144 0.3072%
1912 40 2,209 0.438%
1913 41 2,571 0.4535%
1914 40 3,338 0.479%
1915 42 4,228 0.4654%
1916 43 4,275 0.4426%
1917 43 4,420 0.4418%
1918 42 4,871 0.4539%
1919 42 4,609 0.4402%
1920 42 5,004 0.4501%
1921 43 4,923 0.4299%
1922 42 4,826 0.4332%
1923 42 5,004 0.4468%
1924 43 4,925 0.4241%
1925 43 4,792 0.424%
1926 45 4,727 0.4298%
1927 45 4,744 0.4286%
1928 33 6,240 0.5832%
1929 41 4,928 0.4758%
1930 46 4,547 0.4353%
1931 50 3,940 0.3992%
1932 49 3,888 0.3935%
1933 57 3,265 0.3505%
1934 63 3,156 0.3265%
1935 63 3,118 0.3209%
1936 60 3,248 0.3372%
1937 60 3,175 0.3222%
1938 69 3,003 0.2933%
1939 70 2,984 0.2934%
1940 69 3,051 0.287%
1941 74 3,046 0.2706%
1942 76 3,401 0.2693%
1943 78 3,443 0.2637%
1944 82 3,045 0.2457%
1945 88 2,892 0.2371%
1946 94 3,232 0.219%
1947 96 3,400 0.2037%
1948 96 3,243 0.2031%
1949 96 3,179 0.1976%
1950 96 3,226 0.2004%
1951 100 3,193 0.1883%
1952 104 3,127 0.1791%
1953 105 3,098 0.175%
1954 116 3,040 0.1663%
1955 120 2,963 0.1611%
1956 121 2,931 0.1552%
1957 131 2,819 0.1465%
1958 133 2,688 0.1422%
1959 138 2,543 0.1338%
1960 147 2,387 0.126%
1961 152 2,257 0.1195%
1962 156 2,107 0.1148%
1963 162 1,963 0.1094%
1964 163 1,946 0.1106%
1965 171 1,636 0.1%
1966 170 1,586 0.1016%
1967 164 1,615 0.1064%
1968 177 1,481 0.0986%
1969 185 1,479 0.096%
1970 190 1,395 0.0877%
1971 186 1,352 0.09%
1972 199 1,144 0.084%
1973 202 1,051 0.0811%
1974 217 946 0.0728%
1975 218 923 0.0718%
1976 227 873 0.0677%
1977 230 905 0.0671%
1978 237 853 0.0634%
1979 254 794 0.0563%
1980 257 823 0.0563%
1981 267 772 0.0525%
1982 259 798 0.0534%
1983 257 775 0.0525%
1984 283 704 0.0473%
1985 307 633 0.0417%
1986 311 620 0.0411%
1987 317 632 0.0414%
1988 312 678 0.0435%
1989 359 587 0.0364%
1990 366 608 0.0367%
1991 392 538 0.033%
1992 403 529 0.0331%
1993 426 488 0.0313%
1994 478 411 0.0268%
1995 482 408 0.0271%
1996 507 366 0.0244%
1997 532 331 0.0224%
1998 548 319 0.0213%
1999 581 290 0.0194%
2000 589 292 0.0191%
2001 576 315 0.0209%
2002 698 213 0.0142%
2003 696 225 0.0148%
2004 714 221 0.0145%
2005 754 214 0.014%
2006 784 213 0.0136%
2007 734 262 0.0166%
2008 794 225 0.0146%
2009 836 203 0.0136%
2010 908 166 0.0115%
2011 920 158 0.0111%
2012 932 157 0.011%
2013 948 149 0.0105%
2014 789 233 0.016%
2015 911 170 0.0117%
2016 860 192 0.0133%
2017 825 205 0.0147%
2018 847 192 0.014%
2019 774 230 0.017%

Alaska (AK)

Alabama (AL)

Arkansas (AR)

Arizona (AZ)

California (CA)

Colorado (CO)

Connecticut (CT)

District of Columbia (DC)

Delaware (DE)

Florida (FL)

Georgia (GA)

Hawaii (HI)

Iowa (IA)

Idaho (ID)

Illinois (IL)

Indiana (IN)

Kansas (KS)

Kentucky (KY)

Louisiana (LA)

Massachusetts (MA)

Maryland (MD)

Maine (ME)

Michigan (MI)

Minnesota (MN)

Missouri (MO)

Mississippi (MS)

Montana (MT)

North Carolina (NC)

North Dakota (ND)

Nebraska (NE)

New Hampshire (NH)

New Jersey (NJ)

New Mexico (NM)

Nevada (NV)

New York (NY)

Ohio (OH)

Oklahoma (OK)

Oregon (OR)

Pennsylvania (PA)

Rhode Island (RI)

South Carolina (SC)

South Dakota (SD)

Tennessee (TN)

Texas (TX)

Utah (UT)

Virginia (VA)

Vermont (VT)

Washington (WA)

Wisconsin (WI)

West Virginia (WV)

Wyoming (WY)

Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Alfred

If you like Alfred, you’ll love these other names like Alfred.


What names are diminutives of Alfred?

A diminutive is a name that’s like Alfred sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Alfred, but shorter.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Al
Alf

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfie

Elf or magical counsel; ready for battle

German


What names are variants of Alfred?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Alfred.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ahlfred

Elf or magical counsel

English

Ailfred

Elf or magical counsel

English

Ailfrid

Elf or magical counsel

English

Ailfryd

Elf or magical counsel

English

Al
Alf

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfeo

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfey

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfie

Elf or magical counsel; ready for battle

German

Alfre

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfredas

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfredo

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfredos

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfrey

Elf or magical counsel

English

Alfy

Elf or magical counsel; ready for battle

German

Avery

Elf counsel

English

Elfred

Elf or magical counsel

English

Fred

Elf or magical counsel; peaceful ruler

German

Freddie

Elf or magical counsel; peaceful ruler

German

Freddy

Elf or magical counsel; peaceful ruler

German

Fredo

Elf or magical counsel

English


What names sound like Alfred?

If you like how Alfred sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Alfred.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Alford

The old river-ford

English

Walfred

Ruler of peace

German

Wilfred

Desiring peace

English


What names are similar to Alfred?

Find a name that’s like Alfred, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Alured

Latin


Lists With Alfred

Find inspiration in these baby boy name lists featuring the name Alfred.


Siblings of Alfred

Mamas with kids named Alfred also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Rosemary

Dew of the sea

Latin

Evangeline

Good news

English

Anthony

Unknown meaning

Latin

1 Comment

  1. My husband loves Alfred the Great, and it is an old family name on my maternal side. We call him Freddy.


Share your thoughts on the name Alfred

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required *

*