Frederick Name Meaning
What does Frederick Mean?
Frederick Name Gender : Boy Names
Frederick Name Origin : The origin of the name Frederick is English baby names
Meaning Of Frederick : Frederick name meaning is 1 from an old Germanic name, composed of the elements fred, frid peace + r c power, ruler. It was first introduced into Britain by the Normans at the time of the Conquest, but did not survive long. However, it continued to be popular as a royal name elsewhere in Europe (see FRIEDRICH). Modern use in Britain dates from its reintroduction in the 18th century by followers of the Elector of Hanover, who in 1714 became George I of England, and was reinforced by the vogue for Germanic names in Victorian times.
2 Irish: used as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name FEARDORCHA. Variants (of I): Fred(e)ric (becoming increasingly fashionable, no doubt under the influence of French Frederic and perhaps also of English Dominic, where the spelling Dominick is perceived as distinctly archaic). Cognates (of I): French: Frederic. Italian, Spanish: FEDERICO. German: FRIEDRICH. Low German, Danish: FREDERIK. Swedish: FREDRIK. Dutch: Frerik, Freek. Polish: Fryderyk. Czech: Bed ich. Hungarian: Frigyes. Finnish: Rieti. Short form: English: Fred. English: Freddie, Freddy. German: Fritz.Top.
In addition to these data about Frederick name meaning, Frederick name is a boy name that starts with F and letter F means that you are responsible, self sacrificing, loving, hospitable and friendly, you have a warm heart and are very compassionate, you feel the pain of others and are considerate and you are helpful but must be careful not to interfere in the lives of others, you also have to guard against a tendency to indulge in melancholy and depression. You can search our database via baby name finder tool to find similar names of Frederick name. If you know more about Frederick name meaning, please send us feedback, we are looking forward your contributions. Please read all sections of the name Frederick. If you consider Frederick name is proper name for your baby, please inform us what you think about your decision. Names that sound like Frederick : Frederik Frontino Frewyn Frey Frasco .
Masculine proper name, from French Frédéric, from German Friedrich, from Old High German Fridurih, from Proto-Germanic *frithu-rik, literally "peace-rule," from *rik- "rule" (see Reich) + *frithu- "peace" (cognates: Old English friðu "peace, truce"), from suffixed form of PIE root *pri- "to be friendly, to love" (see free (adj.)); related to the first half of Friday and the second half of afraid, also the second element in Siegfried, Godfrey, Geoffrey. Not a common name in medieval England, found mostly in the eastern counties.
noun : Frederick (a town in northern Maryland to the west of Baltimore)
For U.S. births in 2015, the number of births with name Frederick is 555, representing about 0.031367 percent of all male births in 2015. See interactive baby names map for Frederick name popularity by states.
- United States : Rank #497
- England and Wales : Rank #82
- Scotland : Rank #252
- Canada : Rank #398
- Netherland : Rank #988
- France : Rank #7000
- Austria : Rank #385