Gmc. Legend a hero who wins the treasure of the Nibelungs, kills a dragon, and helps Gunther win Brunhild for a wife
Origin of SiegfriedGerman ; from Germanic an unverified form segu-, power, victory + an unverified form frith-, peace, protection
The warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied and other Germanic medieval epics, corresponding generally to the hero Sigurd of Norse myth.
Origin of SiegfriedGerman, from Middle High German S&imacron;gfrit, from Old High German Sigifrith : sigu, victory; see segh- in Indo-European roots + fridu, peace; see pr&imacron;- in Indo-European roots.