Siegfried meaning

sēgfrēd, sĭg-
The warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied and other Germanic medieval epics, corresponding generally to the hero Sigurd of Norse myth.
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(gmc. legend, person, proper) A hero who wins the treasure of the Nibelungs, kills a dragon, and helps Gunther win Brunhild for a wife.
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Origin of siegfried

  • German from Middle High German Sīgfrit from Old High German Sigifrith sigu victory segh- in Indo-European roots fridu peace prī- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition