Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Sigfrid m. Old High German sigu 'victory' + Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu 'peace'.

The name of the patron saint of Växjö, Sweden.

Austria
Latin
c1100 Sefridus (nom) UrkStyria 92, Sigfridus (nom) ibid. 89, Sigifridus (nom) ibid. 89; c1130 Sifrit (nom) ibid. 124, Sigifrit (nom) ibid. 124; 1237 Sifridus (nom) hennes-vol1 96; 1277 Sifrido (abl) FRA-XXXL 355
Czech Republic
Latin
1350 Sifrido (abl) chlumecky 159; 1353 Zyfrido (dat) ibid. 106, Zyfridus (nom) ibid. 107; 1358 Siffrido (dat) ibid. 353, p. 35, Syffridus (nom) ibid. 444, p. 38
1331 Seydlinus (nom) Rössler1 32; 1337 Seidlinus (nom) ibid. 29; 1338 Seidlinus (nom) ibid. 44; 1350 Seydlinus (nom) ibid. 53, Zeydlino (abl) chlumecky 206; 1353 Sycz (nom) ibid. 67, Zaydl (nom) ibid. 93, Zaydlino (dat) ibid. 103; 1354 Seydlinus (nom) Rössler1 56; 1358 Zaydlinus (nom) chlumecky 334, p. 34, Zeydlino (dat) ibid. 333, p. 34
Middle High German
1335 Seydel (nom) Rössler1 41; c1338 Seidil (nom) ibid. 71; 1338 Seydel (nom) ibid. 65; c1339 Seidel (nom) ibid. 93; 1342 Seydl (nom) ibid. 98; 1349 Seydil (nom) ibid. 48; 1360 Seydlini (gen) ibid. 57; 1364 Seidel (nom) ibid. 59; 1365 Seidlini (gen) ibid. 58; 1370 Seidel (nom) ibid. 62
Estonia
Latin
1350 Siffridus (nom) Tiik1977 p. 288, Sywederus (nom) ibid. p. 288, Sywerdus (nom) ibid. p. 288
Middle Low German
1389 Segefred BbRT p. 340, Segefryd ibid. p. 339
1592 Sigga Tiik1977 p. 288
Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1548 Siffred (nom) Audén1980 p. 167, Siffrid (nom) ibid. p. 170
France
Latin
c823 Sicfredus (nom) irminon-vol2 14, Wan, Sigefredus (nom) ibid. 33, Palatiolum; 952x993 Siefredo (abl) St-Barnard-Romans 132; 1350 Sigfrigdus (nom) SDHK no. 6017; 1378 Siffredo (dat) hanquetvol1 1270
Germany
Latin
822x875 Seuerit (nom) TradCorb §61, Sifrid (nom) ibid. §77, Sifridus (nom) ibid. §65, Sigifrido (abl) ibid. §137, Sigifridus (nom) ibid. §118; 1064 Sigifridi (gen) quix-vol1 92; 1076 Sigefridi (gen) ibid. 47; 1135 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 64; 1194 Sefridus (nom) ibid. 54; 1211 Sifridus (nom) hennes-vol1 11; 1214 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 15, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 15; 1214x15 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 19; 1215 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 18, Sifridus (nom) quix-vol2 126, Syffridus (nom) hennes-vol1 18; 1216 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 26, Sifridus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. IV, hennes-vol1 20; 1217 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 28, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 28; 1218 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 32, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 30; 1219 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 36, Sifridus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. VII, hennes-vol1 36; 1220 Sigfridi (gen) ibid. 44; 1221 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 58; 1222 Sifridi (gen) quix-vol1 74, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 74; 1225 Sifridus (nom) hennes-vol1 69; 1228 Sifridus (nom) UrkMeck1 no. XV; 1231 Sifridus (nom) hennes-vol1 86; 1234 Syfridus (nom) ibid. 89; 1238 Sifridi (gen) CDL-1.1.1 XVII, Sifridus (nom) ibid. XVI; 1245 Sifridus (nom) hennes-vol1 118; 1249 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 131; 1253 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 147; 1254 Siffridus (nom) ibid. 154; 1255 Syfridus (nom) ibid. 157; 1258 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 172; 1259 Siffridus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI, Syfridus (nom) ibid. XXXI; 1264 Sifrido (abl) hennes-vol1 200; 1271 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 215, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 218; 1272 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 222; 1273 Sifrid (gen) ibid. 226, Sifrido (abl) ibid. 229, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 226; 1274 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 236, Sifrido (abl) ibid. 236, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 234, Syfrido (abl) ibid. 234, Syfridus (nom) ibid. 234; 1276 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 247; 1279 Syfridus (nom) ibid. 266; 1280 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 268, Syfridi (gen) ibid. 269, Syfridus (nom) ibid. 269; 1282 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 282, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 281; 1283 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 289; 1284 Sifrido (abl) ibid. 296; 1288 Sifridus (nom) ibid. 311, Syfridi (gen) ibid. 312, Syfrido (abl) ibid. 314, Syfridus (nom) ibid. 312; 1289 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 316, Sifrido (abl) ibid. 316, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 318; 1294 Siffrido (abl) ibid. 330, Syffridi (gen) ibid. 330, Syffridus (nom) ibid. 330; 1298 Syfrido (dat) ibid. 335; 1300 Syffridi (gen) ibid. 346, Syffridus (nom) ibid. 346; 1303 Siffrido (dat) BremUrk2 no. 27, Siffridum (acc) ibid. no. 27, Sifridus (nom) ibid. no. 33; 1342 Sifridus (nom) UrkHan 6; 1394 Sigfridi (gen) SMM p. 186; 1400 Seyfrido (abl) mairhofer DCLXVI; 1401 Sifrido (dat) HD1401 no. 193, Syfrido (dat) ibid. no. 60
Middle High German
1293 Sifrid (nom) UrkWitt-II 189
Early New High German
1409 Sifride (dat) UrkJen2 19, Syfird (nom) ibid. 19; 1418 Seyfried (nom) mairhofer DCCVII; 1497 Sewfrid Nurn1497 2527, Seyfrid ibid. 2184
1497 Seitz Nurn1497 548
Italy
Latin
1261 Sifridus (nom) FRA-XXXL 209
Latvia
Latin
1288 Siffridi (gen) RigSB 521; 1289 Siffrido (dat) ibid. 556; 1290 Siffrido (dat) ibid. 587; 1292 Siffridi (gen) ibid. 37, Siffrido (dat) ibid. 655; 1294 Siffrido (dat) ibid. 246; 1295 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 757, Sifrido (dat) ibid. 61; 1296 Sifridi (gen) ibid. 71; 1299 Sifrido (dat) ibid. 270; 1300 Sifrido (dat) ibid. 406, Sifridus (nom) ibid. 417; 1301 Sifrido (dat) ibid. 836; 1302 Siffrido (dat) ibid. 94; 1303 Siffrido (dat) ibid. 450; 1304 Sifrido (dat) ibid. 900; 1305 Sifrido (dat) ibid. 928; 1307 Ciffridus (nom) ibid. 289, Sifrido (dat) ibid. 113; 1309 Ciffridus (nom) ibid. 292
Poland
Middle High German
1332 Seifrieden (dat) SBGlatzer p. 3
1329x1330 Seidel SBGlatzer p. 2, Seideln (dat) ibid. p. 2; 1336x1337 Zeidelmann ibid. p. 4
Spain
Latin
1019 Segfred (nom) CDCB-XV MMCLXXIV, Sicfre (nom) ibid. MMCLXXIV
Sweden
Early Modern Swedish
1599 Sigfridz (gen) HGS p. 163
Switzerland
Latin
1235 Sicfridus (nom) CLC p. 46
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Sigfrid". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Sigfrid.