Origin of the name WINFRITH.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name WINFRITH.
name meaning "friend of peace," from Old English wine "friend,"
and friš "peace." (History
of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884). Also see Winfrid
... Then men said, "Lo,
this youth is like Offa in the old time, who spake not till Rigan came
to fight against Waermund his father." So his name was no
longer called Winfrith, but Offa... (Old English History,