What does Freddie mean?
Freddie \f-reddie, fr(ed)-die\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Freddie) is of Old English, Old French and Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Freddie is "elf or magical counsel; peaceful ruler". Freddie is a form of Alfred (Old English). Freddie is also a derivative of Fred. Freddie is also used as a derivative of Frederick (Old French, Old German).
Freddie▼ has 16 more different forms via Alfred, Fred, Frederick: Fredd, Fredek, Frederic▼, Frederich, Frederico, Frederik, Fredric▼, Fredrick▼, Fredrik, Fredro, Fridrich, Fridrick, Friedel, Friedrich, Friedrick and Fritzi.
Freddie has 1 feminine form: Freda.
Freddie is a very prominent first name for men (#299 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#73659 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Freddie for boys. Freddie reached its peak rank of #151 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Freddie and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Freddie are Frederick (#497 last year), Alfred (#799), Fredrick, Fredrik, Friedrich, Fredric, Frederic, Fred and Freddy. These boy names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.6069%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0704%, down 88.4%), with versions such as Freddy, Fredrick, Freddie, Fred and Fredric falling out of style. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A suggested similar baby name is Ferdie. This name tends to be less commonly used than Freddie.