Alfred the Great was a common name before the Norman Conquest of Britain.
Learning poet Alfred Tennyson was a poet.
For this the old english, elf, magical, means I'm a poet.
Richness of meaning of names goes a long way in who you are.
Example: Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Spirit.
Don't you know, God changed people's name.
King James 2000 Bible ◄ Acts 13:9 ►
Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Spirit, set his eyes on him,