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What does Free mean?

Free Pronunciation of Free [free] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and Free means "free man". Free is an alternate form of Freeman (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


2 relations via Freeman: Freemon and Freman.

Creative forms:
(male) Fesee, Foree, ..

(female) Fria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Free Alexandro (F.A.), ..

How popular is Free?

Free is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#3385 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Freeman is the only popular varying form of Free (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Free was widespread in the 1900s (#329), but now, Freeman has become somewhat dated. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Freeman in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Free and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Free is alike in pronunciation to Frey, Fry and Frye. Other suggested similar names are Acee, Coree (see Corey), Cree, Dee, Fabe, Fane, Fareed, Fares, Farlee, Faye, Fee, Fife, Forde, Foxe, Fran, Frean, Fred, Fredd, Fredek (see Frederick), Fredi, Fredo, Freed, Freen, Frewen, Freyne, Fried, Frode, Fryer, Fyfe, Lee, Nyree, Tyree and Umee. These names tend to be more commonly used than Free.

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