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Freddie (boy)

What does Freddie mean?

Freddie Pronunciation of Freddie [fred-die] as a boys' name (also used less regularly as girls' name Freddie) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Freddie is "elf or magical counsel; peaceful ruler". Freddie is an alternate 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).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, counsel, peaceful, ruler (king).


Freddie has 4 variants: Freddy, Fredi, Fredo and Frido.

8 more different relations via Alfred, Fred, Frederick: Fredd, Fredek, Frederic, Frederik, Fredric, Fredrick, Fredrik and Fredro.

1 feminine form: Freda.

Creative forms:
(male) Fesdie, Forddie, ..

(female) Fredne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Freddie Talan (F.T.), ..

How popular is Freddie?

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. Demographics)

Freddie reached its peak rank of #148 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is presently at #1800. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Freddie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Freddie (#1800 last year) are Frederick (#517 last year), Alfred (#920), Freddy (#990), Fredrick (#1220), Fred (#1594), Fredrik, Frederic, Fredi and Fredric. These forms of Freddie were popular as birth names in the 1880s (usage of 2.39%) and are now much less common (usage 0.07%, 97.1%), with versions such as Frederic going out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Freddie, Alfred, Fred, Freddy, Frederic in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frederick, Fredi, Fredric, Fredrick in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Freddie, Alfred, Frederick, Fredrik outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Addie, Ardie, Bradie, Bradlie, Braidie, Braydie, Brodie, Buddie, Chaddie, Eddie, Fedele, Ferdi, Ferdie, Fergie, Findlie (see Finlay), Frankie, Frannie, Free, Freed, Freedom, Frewin, Freyne, Frode, Gridlie, Laddie, Neddie, Paddie, Roddie and Teddie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Freddie.

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