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What does Fredo mean?

Fredo Pronunciation of Fredo [fre-do] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Fredo is "elf or magical counsel". Fredo is a version of Alfred (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, counsel.


Fredo has 2 variants: Freddie and Freddy.

2 more relations via Alfred: Alfredo and Fred.

Creative forms:
(male) Fairdo, Freco, ..

(female) Freta, Frety, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fredo Branden (F.B.), ..

How popular is Fredo?

Fredo is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#62775 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alfredo (#587 from recent data), Alfred (#920), Freddy (#990), Fred (#1594) and Freddie (#1800) are the popular alternative forms of Fredo (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Fredo reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (median #802) and have become much less common since (#1178, 97% less usage), with versions like Alfred becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Fredo is pronounced similarly to Fredi and Frido. Other suggested similar names are Fedor, Ferdo, Fido, Frean, Fredd, Fredek (see Frederick), Fredro, Free, Freed, Freedom, Freen, Frey, Fried, Frode and Laredo. Like Fredo, these names are not commonly used.

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