Frida

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

  • In Scandinavia, Frida mainly derives from the Old Norse name Fríða, short for female names ending in fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
  • In Central and Eastern Europe, Frida is a short form of compound names containing the Germanic element fried "peace"; cognate to English Freda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Frida

  1. A female given name occasionally used in English.

Anagrams[edit]

See also[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Frida

  1. A female given name of Old Norse and Germanic origin.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Frida f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Frida: Friduson
  • daughter of Frida: Fridudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Frida
Accusative Fridu
Dative Fridu
Genitive Fridu

German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Frida

  1. A female given name of Germanic origin; a less common spelling of Frieda.

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Frida

  1. A female given name of Old Norse and Germanic origin.

Related terms[edit]

Female given names ending in Old Norse fríðr:


Spanish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A female given name

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Frida

  1. A female given name of mainly Old Norse origin. The oldest known use in Sweden is from 1388. It can also be a short form of the Germanic names Frideborg, Alfrida, Elfrida and Valfrida.