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    I have a grandfather whose name is Wilfredo. Does anyone know how you would say this name in English? Is it a common name in Latina America?

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    Hi amayo: Wilfred. It isn't as common in the U.S. as it once was a few generations ago.
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    Hi Vicente! Thanks for the response. Do you know if Wilfredo is a common name in Latin America or is it uncommon like in the US?

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    No Amayo. I don't know. I cannot say how common it is. My experience is pretty much limited to Mexico and Central America and I have not heard the name very often in those countries but that doesn't mean it is uncommon. Maybe some other members can help.
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    Thanks Vincente! I appreciate your response

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    vicente

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    Thanks Vicente!

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    The meaning of Wilfredo is A wish for peace.

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    I have a friend that his name is Wilfredo, and we call him Wilfred-O. His nickname is Willy, but when we say his whole name we say Wilfred-O. We dont leave out the o.

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    haha... I think my grandfather would beat me if I tried to call him Willy.

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