Etheldreda - Meaning of Etheldreda

What does Etheldreda mean?

[ 4 syll. et-hel-dre-da, eth-eldr-eda ] The baby girl name Etheldreda is pronounced as EH-THahLDRiy-DRah- †. Etheldreda is used chiefly in English and it is derived from Old English origins. The meaning of Etheldreda is noble strength. It is a two-element name derived from the words 'aethel' and 'thryth' which are of the meanings noble, honorable and strength, power respectively. Aethelthryth (Old English) and Ethelthryth (Old English) are older forms of the name. The name was borne by Saint Etheldreda, a 7th-century English saint and East Anglian princess.

The name Audra (English) and the name Audrey (English and French) are variants of Etheldreda.

The contracted forms Dreda (English), Ethel (English), and Etheldred (English) are other variants of the name.

See also the related form, Edeltraud (German).

See also the related categories, strength, princess (queen), english, noble, and saint.

Etheldreda is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Etheldreda, Audrey was the most regularly used.

† Pronunciation for Etheldreda: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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