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pinWhat does Freddy mean?

Freddy /fred-dy/ [2 sylls.] 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 14 more relations via Alfred, Fred, Frederick: Avery, Fredd, Fredek, Frederic, Frederik, Fredric, Fredrick, Fredrik, Fredro, Friedel, Fritz, Fritzi, Fritzl and Fryderky.

Kreatif forms: Fofreddy, Freddyfo, Fredfo. [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 popularity 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 Birth Names Records, 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 popularity of the boy name Freddy and affiliated names. Avery (#186 last year), Frederick (#497), Alfred (#799), Fredrick, Fredrik, Fritz, Fredric, Frederic, Fred and Freddie are the prominent varying forms of Freddy. Forms like Fredek are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5893%) and is now much lower (usage 0.138%, down 76.6%), with forms such as Freddy, Fredrick, Fred, Freddie and Frederic becoming somewhat dated. Avery (#186) is the most contemporarily stylish boy name among these, with this name having a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Frederic, Frederick, Fredric, Fredrick, Fritz in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Ferdy and Freed. These names tend to be less frequently used than Freddy.