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Freddy (girl)

What does Freddy mean?

Freddy Pronunciation of Freddy [fred-dy] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Freddy) is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Freddy is "elf or magical counsel; elf, magical being strength; peaceful ruler; holy, blessed reconciliation; joy and peace". Freddy is a version of Alfreda (Old German, Old English): feminine of Alfred. Freddy is also a variant of Elfrida (Latin, Old English). Freddy is also used as a form of Frederica (Old German) and Winifred (Welsh, Old English).

Associated with: elf, magical, strength, peaceful, ruler (queen), blessed, joy.

Variations

Freddy has 16 variants: Freda, Freddee, Freddey, Freddi, Freddie, Fredi, Fredia, Fredie, Fredy, Freeda, Freedah, Frida, Frieda, Friedah, Fryda and Frydah.

2 more related forms via Alfreda, Elfrida, Frederica, Winifred: Fred and Friede.

Creative forms:
(female) Fredde, Frede, ..

(male) Freder, ..

Middle name pairings:
Freddy Khaleesi (F.K.), ..

How popular is Freddy?

Freddy is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Freddy is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Frida (#852 via latest list), Winifred (#1467), Freeda, Frieda, Fredia, Frederica, Fred, Freda, Freddie and Alfreda are the popular variation forms of Freddy (not ranked). Other variants, like Freddey, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Freddy was common in the 1900s (adoption of 0.27%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.02%, 92.8% less). Frida is more universally found than the rest, while versions like Winifred have become less popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alfreda, Fred, Freda, Freddie, Frederica in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fredia, Freeda, Frida, Frieda, Winifred in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frida outside U.S.

Similar Names

Freddy is pronounced similarly to Frayda, Freada, Fredda, Freida, Freyda and Frydda. Other recommended names are Addy, Biddy, Brady, Brandy, Bridy, Caddy, Eddy, Fedra, Fey, Franky, Franny, Frayde, Freya, Freyde, Freydel, Hedy, Heidy, Maddy, Prudy, Trudy, Wendy and Zureidy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Freddy.

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