What does Fred mean?
Fred▼ has 38 more alternative forms via Alfred, Frederick: Ahlfred, Ailfred, Al▼, Alf▼, Alfeo, Alfey, Alfre, Alfredo▲, Alfrey, Alfy, Avery▲, Elfred, Eric▲, Erich▼, Erick▲, Erico, Erik▲, Eryk, Fredd, Fredek, Frederic▼, Frederik, Fredi, Fredo, Fredric▼, Fredrick▼, Fredrik, Fredro, Frido, Friedel, Fritz▼, Fritzi, Fritzl, Ric, Rich▼, Rick▼, Rik and Rike.
Fred is a very popular first name for males (#71 out of 1220, Top 6%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9970 out of 88799, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Fred for boys. Fred reached its peak position of #15 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Fred rated in the Top 1000 are Al, Alf, Alfred (#799 last year), Alfredo (#524), Avery (#186), Eric (#123), Erich, Erick (#257), Erik (#328), Freddie, Freddy, Frederic, Frederick (#497), Fredric, Fredrick, Fredrik, Fritz, Rich and Rick. Usage of these boy names was at its peak during 1960-1969 and has become much less since, with versions like Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick, Fritz and Rich falling out of fashion. The most trendy boy names among these are Alfredo (#524), Avery (#186), Eric (#123), Erick (#257) and Erik (#328), and there is a rekindling in birth name usage for Avery. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Fred and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)