Fridtjof - Meaning of Fridtjof

What does Fridtjof mean?

[ 3 syll. frid-tjof, fr-idtj-of ] The baby boy name Fridtjof is pronounced as FerahDYaa- †. Fridtjof is used chiefly in the Scandinavian language and it is derived from Old Norse origins. It is a two-element name derived from the words 'frithr' + 'tjofr' meaning peace + thief respectively. Fri-jofr (Old Norse) is an original form of Fridtjof. The name was borne by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930) who issued passports to stateless persons after World War I.

Frithjof (German), Fritiof (Scandinavian), and Fritjof (Scandinavian) are variants of Fridtjof.

See also the related categories, war, peace (quiet), and scandinavian.

Fridtjof is not frequently used as a baby boy name. It is listed outside of the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Fridtjof include Faberto, Fariad, Ferdia, Ferdo, Friedo, Fritjof, Fabert, Farad, Faread, Fared, Fareed, Fareid, Farhad, Farhat, Farid, Faride, Farideh, Faried, Farod, and Faryd.

† English pronunciation for Fridtjof: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"



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