Origin of the name HUNFRID.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HUNFRID.
German name meaning "giant peace," from Hun "a Hun; a giant," and
From the name
of the Huns Förstemann derives the following stem, observing however that
the root un (unna dare, or un, negative), is very liable to
intermix. It is further to be observed that if Hun, as Grimm
suggests, signifies giant, this may also be the meaning in proper names.
... (Frid, peace) Old
German Hunfrid, Humfrid, 8th
bishop of Winchester—Eng. Humphrey—French
Honfray. (The Teutonic
Name-System &c., Ferguson, 1864).