Friedrich
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
FREED-rikh
Meaning
Calm monarch
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Friedrich is a German variant of Frederick. 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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Famous Friedriches

Friedrich Engels - economist
Friedrich Merz - politician
Friedrich Muller - artist
Friedrich von Schiller - playwright
Friedrich von Schlegel - philosopher

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