Origin of the name ETHELFRID.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ETHELFRID.
same as Anglo-Saxon Æthelfrith
(q.v.), meaning "noble
peace." (A Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects
and Doctrines, Smith-Wace, v.3, 1882).
... all the princes of the
Britons met together at the city of Legecester, and consented to make
Cadwan their king, that under his command they might pursue Ethelfrid
beyond the Humber... (Six Old English Chronicles, Giles, 1872)