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pinWhat does Freddy mean?

Freddy /fred-dy/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Freddy). Freddy's root is Old English, and the meaning of Freddy is "elf or magical counsel; peaceful ruler". Freddy is a version of Alfred (Old English). Freddy is also a variant of Fred. Freddy is also used as a variant of Frederick (Old French, Old German).


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

Freddy has 6 more relations via Alfred, Fred, Frederick: Fredd, Fredek, Fredric, Fredrik, Fredro and Friedel.

Kreatif forms: Fredde, Frody. [more]

pinHow popular is Freddy?

Freddy is a very popular first name for men (#533 out of 1220, Top 44%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name history of Freddy for boys. Freddy was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #355 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Freddy name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the boy name Freddy and affiliated names. Frederick (#497 from recent data), Alfred (#799), Fredrik, Fredric, Fred and Freddie are the prominent varying forms of Freddy. Other forms, like Fredek, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Freddy was widespread 74 years ago (adoption of 0.681%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.101%, down 85.2%), with forms such as Frederick becoming somewhat dated.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Freddy, Alfred, Fred, Freddie, Frederick, Fredric in U.S.

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

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