Freud Family History
Freud Name Meaning
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’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press