Last name origins & meanings:
- German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a person of a
cheerful disposition, from Middle High German vröude,
vreude ‘joy’, German Freud(e). As a Jewish name it can
also be an ornamental name.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic): metronymic from the
Yiddish personal name Freyde meaning ‘joy’.
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