Manfred

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old High German man "man" + fridu "peace"; best known for a 13th century king of Sicily, made famous by literature, as in Byron's poem Manfred (1816-1817). Revived in the 19th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈma(ː)nˌfʁeːd/
  • IPA(key): [ˈma(ː)nˌfʁ̥eːt]
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Proper noun[edit]

Manfred

  1. a male given name, popular in the 20th century