Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Winfred m. Old English wine, Old High German wini 'friend' + Old English friþ, Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu 'peace'.

The birth name of a 7th-8th C Anglo-Saxon saint.

France
Latin
c823 Winefredus (nom) irminon-vol2 59, CE; 1029x1033 Guinefredus (nom) CartStPC XII
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Winfred". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Winfred.