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What does Friederike mean?

Friederike Pronunciation of Friederike [friederike] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Friederike means "peaceful ruler". Friederike is a variant form of Frederica (Old German): Latinate feminine version of Frederick.

Associated with: peaceful, ruler (queen).


Friederike has 4 variants: Fredericka, Frederickina, Frederika and Frederique.

3 more related forms via Frederica: Frederine, Fredrika and Fredrikke.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Friederike Olivia (F.O.), ..

How popular is Friederike?

Friederike is an unusual given name for women. Friederike is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Frederica and Fredericka are the prominent related forms of Friederike (not in Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Friederike reached the top of their popularity 135 years ago (average #951). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frederica, Fredericka in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Friederike and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Diedericka, Diedrika (see Didrika), Federica, Feike, Fideila, Fidele, Fidelia, Fidelina, Fidelita (see Fidelity), Fidelity, Fleurine, Franceline, Freddee, Freddi, Freddie, Fredella, Fredelle, Fredi, Fredia, Fredie, Fredricia, Frerika, Frieda, Friedah, Friedalinda (see Friedelinde), Friede, Friedelinde and Fritzie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Friederike.

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