Meaning and name origin
Freddie \f-reddie, fr(ed)-die\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Freddie), is of Old English, Old French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Freddie is "elf or magical counsel". Freddie is a variant of Alfred (Old English): a rather common name before the Norman Conquest of Britain, being the name of Alfred the Great (ninth century), King of Wessex. Also a variant of Fred: short form of Frederick and Alfred.
There is 1 feminine form of Freddie: Freda.
Freddie is a very popular first name for males (#299 out of 1220, Top 24%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Freddie for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Freddie and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Frederick (#497), Alfred (#799), Freddy, Fred and Freddie. (2014 statistics).