Frederick
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
FRED-ə-rik/FRED-rik
Meaning
Calm monarch
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Frederick originates in Germanic languages and means "calm monarch". In the United States, it was most popular at the beginning of the 20th century, since then its usage has declined. It used to be a favorite name in European royal circles, more recently the famous bearers include Frederick Forsyth, a British novelist.

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Fred, Freddy, Frederich, Fredrick

Famous Fredericks

Frederick Taylor - hockey player
Frederick Delius - composer
Frederick Fass - baseball player
Frederick Leslie - astronaut
Frederick Busch - author
Frederick Forsyth - author

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