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Name Fred

Origin:From Old High German words for peace, protection, safety and rich, powerful, powerTools:

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About the name Fred in particular

Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Freda, Frede, Fredi, Fredi, Fredi, Fredy     Details
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About Frederick/Frederika, the group of names with the same origin as Fred

Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:old Germanic two-element name
 name of various rulers, e.g. of Prussia and Germany
Words:fridu = the peace, the protection, the safety  Old High German
 rihhi = rich, powerful, the power, the ruler  Old High German
Topics:Two-element name
Variants' top ranks:1:Frederik Denmark 1997,  1:Veeti Finland/Finnish 2009,  7:Frederick England+Wales 1914,  7:Fredrik Norway 1997,  11:Federico Italy 2010,  15:Federica Italy 2005,  17:Frédéric France 2011,  17:Freddie England+Wales 2015,  17:Frederico Italy 2006,  18:Rikke Denmark 1996
Old/original forms:Fridurich Old High German, Frithareiks Gothic
Name variants:Federica, Freda, Frede, Frederica, Fredericka, Frederika, Frederike, Frederikke, Friederika, Friederike, Rikke, Bedrich, Federico, Federigo, Fiete, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Frederic, Frédéric, Frederick, Frederico, Frederik, Fredi, Fredrick, Fredrik, Fredy, Frerik, Fridolin, Friðrik, Frieder, Friederich, Friedrich, Fritz, Fryderyk, Veeti   Sortable list   Details

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England+Wales decadesGraph1934 97,  1924 63,  1914 47,  1904 38
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 617,  1980-1989 390,  1960-1969 135
USA prevalence 1990 71
USA yearlyGraph2002 881,  2001 874,  2000 964,  1999 781,  1998 745,  1997 715,  1996 654,  1995 673,  1994 651,  1993 580
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