Sigrid - Meaning of Sigrid
[ 2 syll. si-grid, sig-r-id ] The baby girl name Sigrid is pronounced as SIY-GRiy-D †. Sigrid is used predominantly in English, German, and Scandinavian, and its origin is Old Norse. A two-element name, it is derived from the elements 'sigr' meaning victory ; 'fridr' peace, beautiful, fair. The name was introduced into England in the medieval period but it later declined in use. It was recently introduced again to English speakers from Scandinavia in the late 19th century.
Sigrid has 12 variations that are used in English and other languages. English variations include Segred, Siegrida, Sigrath, Sigrathe, Sigriet, Sigrith, Sigritt, Sigryd, and Sigryde. Another English variant is the contracted form Siri (used in African, Scandinavian, and Swahili too). Siegrid (German) and Siiri (Finnish) are variations of Sigrid that are used in other languages.
Sigrid is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the modest height of its usage in 1906, 0.007% of baby girls were named Sigrid. Its ranking then was #792. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of very light use. Within all girl names in its group, Sigrid was nevertheless the most popular in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Sigrid include Saraed, Saraede, Saraid, Saraide, Sarayd, Sarayde, Sardah, Sardda, Saret, Sarete, Sarette, Sarit, Sarotte, Saryta, Secret, Shar-Dae, Shar-Day, Sharda, Shardae, and Shardai.
† Pronunciation for Sigrid: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)"