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Fredric

What does Fredric mean?

Fredric Pronunciation of Fredric [fredric] as a boys' name. Fredric means "peaceful ruler". Fredric is a version of Frederick (Old French, Old German): from fred.

Associated with: peaceful, ruler (king).

Variations

Fredric has 4 variants: Fredrick, Fredrik, Fridrick and Friedrick.

14 more alternative forms via Frederick: Federico, Fred, Fredd, Freddie, Freddy, Fredek, Frederic, Frederich, Frederico, Frederik, Fredi, Fredro, Fridrich and Friedrich.

Creative forms:
(male) Fedric, Ferdric, ..

(female) Freri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fredric Caspian (F.C.), ..

How popular is Fredric?

Fredric is a somewhat popular first name for males (#992 out of 1220, Top 81%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fredric reached its peak rank of #458 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Fredric listed in the Top 2000 are Federico, Fred (#1594 from current records), Freddie (#1800), Freddy (#990), Frederic, Frederich, Frederick (#517), Fredi, Fredrick (#1220) and Fredrik. Other variants, like Fredro, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Fredric was more pronounced among parents 135 years ago (usage of 1.95%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.06%, 97%), with versions such as Fredric becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fredric, Federico, Fred, Freddie, Freddy in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelric, Aeric, Aerric, Aldric, Aleric, Andric, Arric, Audric, Baldric, Bardric, Baudric, Beric, Broderic (see Broderick), Brodric (see Broderick), Cedric, Chadric, Dedric, Deric, Dieric (see Dirk), Ederic, Edric, Erric, Felic, Fenris, Feri, Ferrin, Ferris, Fredo, Frewin, Godric, Jeric, Jerric, Kedric, Kendric, Meldric, Orric, Padric, Rhodric, Roddric (see Roderick), Rodric, Sedric, Tedric, Thedric and Theodric. These names tend to be less frequently used than Fredric.

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