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What does Fredrick mean?

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

Associated with: peaceful, ruler (king).


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

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

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Fredrick Xavier (F.X.), ..

How popular is Fredrick?

Fredrick is a very prominent first name for males (#303 out of 1220, Top 25%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#4876 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Fredrick reached its peak rank of #170 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #1220. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Federico, Freddie (#1800 the previous year), Frederic, Frederich, Frederick (#517), Fredi, Fredric and Fredrik are the prominent varying forms of Fredrick (#1220 the previous year). Other variants, like Fridrich, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Fredrick was well-received in the 1880s (adoption of 0.5%) and is now significantly lower, with forms such as Freddie becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fredrick, Federico, Freddie, Frederic, Frederich in U.S.

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

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