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Wilfredo is the Spanish form of Wilfred. This strong, classic name is a favorite of parents looking for something timeless for their baby boys. While this name comes across as very dignified, it actually has an ultra-sweet meaning. Keep reading to learn more about wonderful Wilfredo.

Meaning of the name Wilfredo:

Latin: A wish for peace/safety
Old English: Desiring peace/he who wants peace
Spanish: Desiring peace

Origin of the name Wilfredo:

Old English. While Wilfredo is a popular Spanish name, it is based off of the English name Wilfred. Wilfred is actually a name combined from the Germanic roots of the words “will” and “peace.”

Symbolism of the name Wilfredo:

Wilfredo symbolizes an active desire for peacefulness and safety.

Style of the name Wilfredo:


Gender of the name Wilfredo:

Wilfredo is an ultra-traditional male name.

Pronunciation of the name Wilfredo:


Syllables in the name Wilfredo:


Emotion evoked from the name Wilfredo:

Wilfredo comes across as a very traditional, strong name.

Alternative spellings for the name Wilfredo:

Wilfrido, Willfredo, Willphredo

Nicknames for the name Wilfredo:

Will, Willy, Wiley, Vil, Villy, Fredo, Fred, Freddy

Popularity of the name Wilfredo:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Wilfredo consistently ranked in the top 1,000 names between the years of 1953 and 1994. Wilfredo's popularity peaked at #558 in 1969.

Related names for the name Wilfredo:


Great middle names for Wilfredo and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Wilfredo:

  • Wilfredo “Wil” Ledezma (MLB pitcher)
  • Wilfredo León (Cuban-Polish volleyball player)
  • Wilfredo Vázquez (three-time world boxing champion)

Wilfredos in movies/pop culture:

  • “Wilfredo” (character performed by comedian Matt Roper)
  • Wilfredo Torres (American comic book artist associated with DC Comics)
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