Alfred

Alfred - A very unique male name



  Oct 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alfred, meaning wise counselor, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #38. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alfred and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alfred? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alfred. The baby boy name Alfred was given to 152 baby boys in 2012, ranking #974 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,796 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alfred peaked in popularity 91 years ago in 1928 on position 33.



Famous with this name

Alfred Molina
Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred E. Green


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Alfred is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alfred is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #332 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,179.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alfred is where you live.


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Alfred origin and meaning

Alfred is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means wise counselor. To see famous people named Alfred, pop culture references for the name Alfred and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alfred

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alfred, sorted by popularity.

Albert / Alberto / Alfredo / Alvaro / Alford / Albaro / Alverto / Albertus / Alferd / Albeiro /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012974
2011943
2010929
2009852
2008806
2007740
2006789
2005758
2004714
2003698
2002698
2001574
2000589
1999582
1998549
1997531
1996508
1995482
1994479
1993426
1992403
1991390
1990365
1989359
1988312
1987316
1986311
1985305
1984283
1983257
1982260
1981267
1980258
1979256
1978237
1977230
1976227
1975218
1974217
1973202
1972199
1971186
1970190
1969185
1968177
1967164
1966170
1965171
1964163
1963162
1962156
1961152
1960149
1959138
1958133
1957131
1956121
1955120
1954116
1953105
1952104
1951100
195096
194996
194896
194796
194694
194588
194481
194378
194276
194174
194069
193970
193869
193760
193660
193563
193463
193357
193249
193150
193046
192941
192833
192745
192645
192543
192443
192342
192242
192143
192042
191942
191842
191743
191643
191542
191440
191341
191240
191138
191038

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico332
Alabama624
New York635
California722
Georgia732
Louisiana750
Florida828
New Jersey862
Washington926
Texas956
Michigan1016
North Carolina1085
Pennsylvania1166
Ohio1179

Even more about Alfred


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alfred a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alfred?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1928
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Alfred
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,796
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +152

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