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 Sīgfrit from Old High German Sigifrith sigu victory ; see segh- in Indo-European roots. fridu peace ; see prī- in Indo-European roots.