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260k
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Frederick

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Peace Ruler
  • #277 All Time
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How popular is the name "Frederick" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 483 0 483 #33 boy name
1881 433 0 433 #36 boy name
1882 457 0 457 #37 boy name
1883 438 0 438 #37 boy name
1884 454 0 454 #42 boy name
1885 466 0 466 #37 boy name
1886 461 0 461 #40 boy name
1887 464 0 464 #37 boy name
1888 496 0 496 #42 boy name
1889 451 0 451 #44 boy name
1890 410 0 410 #43 boy name
1891 412 0 412 #44 boy name
1892 453 0 453 #48 boy name
1893 432 0 432 #47 boy name
1894 413 0 413 #54 boy name
1895 406 0 406 #54 boy name
1896 381 0 381 #57 boy name
1897 369 0 369 #56 boy name
1898 368 0 368 #60 boy name
1899 350 0 350 #55 boy name
1900 420 0 420 #64 boy name
1901 336 0 336 #60 boy name
1902 330 0 330 #70 boy name
1903 341 0 341 #63 boy name
1904 390 0 390 #63 boy name
1905 381 0 381 #67 boy name
1906 377 0 377 #67 boy name
1907 410 0 410 #68 boy name
1908 443 5 438 #68 boy name
1909 477 0 477 #64 boy name
1910 548 5 543 #69 boy name
1911 808 6 802 #52 boy name
1912 1,564 0 1,564 #51 boy name
1913 1,997 0 1,997 #49 boy name
1914 2,423 8 2,415 #52 boy name
1915 3,166 7 3,159 #52 boy name
1916 3,340 15 3,325 #52 boy name
1917 3,463 8 3,455 #51 boy name
1918 3,362 11 3,351 #59 boy name
1919 2,939 6 2,933 #64 boy name
1920 3,290 14 3,276 #60 boy name
1921 3,397 22 3,375 #61 boy name
1922 3,358 6 3,352 #60 boy name
1923 3,293 14 3,279 #60 boy name
1924 3,291 13 3,278 #62 boy name
1925 3,107 16 3,091 #65 boy name
1926 3,138 20 3,118 #64 boy name
1927 3,070 22 3,048 #64 boy name
1928 2,907 20 2,887 #67 boy name
1929 2,830 20 2,810 #67 boy name
1930 2,711 15 2,696 #74 boy name
1931 2,481 13 2,468 #73 boy name
1932 2,512 12 2,500 #73 boy name
1933 2,332 11 2,321 #78 boy name
1934 2,439 8 2,431 #77 boy name
1935 2,583 0 2,583 #73 boy name
1936 2,829 13 2,816 #70 boy name
1937 2,894 16 2,878 #68 boy name
1938 2,948 12 2,936 #71 boy name
1939 2,983 10 2,973 #71 boy name
1940 3,097 5 3,092 #68 boy name
1941 3,298 10 3,288 #69 boy name
1942 3,744 9 3,735 #68 boy name
1943 3,850 11 3,839 #70 boy name
1944 3,592 10 3,582 #73 boy name
1945 3,439 5 3,434 #77 boy name
1946 4,245 13 4,232 #75 boy name
1947 4,632 0 4,632 #78 boy name
1948 4,520 12 4,508 #76 boy name
1949 4,761 11 4,750 #70 boy name
1950 4,671 11 4,660 #75 boy name
1951 4,995 12 4,983 #78 boy name
1952 4,993 19 4,974 #76 boy name
1953 4,872 10 4,862 #80 boy name
1954 4,755 18 4,737 #83 boy name
1955 4,556 11 4,545 #86 boy name
1956 4,319 16 4,303 #91 boy name
1957 4,016 17 3,999 #99 boy name
1958 3,651 22 3,629
1959 3,576 26 3,550
1960 3,503 22 3,481
1961 3,334 20 3,314
1962 3,277 23 3,254
1963 3,140 14 3,126
1964 3,374 16 3,358
1965 3,171 13 3,158
1966 2,903 12 2,891
1967 2,830 16 2,814
1968 2,629 16 2,613
1969 2,800 22 2,778
1970 2,906 16 2,890
1971 2,997 23 2,974
1972 2,475 28 2,447
1973 2,203 20 2,183
1974 1,957 24 1,933
1975 1,804 17 1,787
1976 1,753 22 1,731
1977 1,635 8 1,627
1978 1,549 17 1,532
1979 1,651 15 1,636
1980 1,624 12 1,612
1981 1,483 13 1,470
1982 1,376 12 1,364
1983 1,449 14 1,435
1984 1,236 17 1,219
1985 1,231 8 1,223
1986 1,281 15 1,266
1987 1,184 14 1,170
1988 1,188 12 1,176
1989 1,122 9 1,113
1990 1,082 5 1,077
1991 1,139 5 1,134
1992 1,041 5 1,036
1993 954 5 949
1994 903 0 903
1995 830 0 830
1996 809 0 809
1997 711 0 711
1998 720 0 720
1999 671 0 671
2000 647 0 647
2001 613 0 613
2002 580 0 580
2003 587 0 587
2004 581 0 581
2005 569 0 569
2006 555 0 555
2007 484 0 484
2008 518 0 518
2009 491 0 491
2010 525 0 525
2011 470 0 470
2012 485 0 485
2013 553 0 553
2014 562 0 562

Want to know about the populiarty of Frederick? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 260,232 babies born with the name Frederick in the United States. That's more than enough Fredericks to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 483 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Frederick" was in 1951 with a total of 4,983 babies. (That's a lot of baby Fredericks)

According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Frederick" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 8 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of 1,635 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Frederick popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Frederick" mean? The list below shows the origins of Frederick as well as things modernly associated with the name Frederick such as celebrities named Frederick.

English

Origin and Meaning of Frederick

The name "Frederick" is of English origin, and it means "Peace Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Rick Moranis

Rick Moranis is an actor, comedian, screenwriter, and musician. with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1976 to 1997. Rick was born in 1954 as Frederick Allan Moranis in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire is an actor, dancer, singer, and choreographer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1904 to 1981. Fred was born in 1899 as Frederick Austerlitz in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

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Michael Ironside

Michael Ironside is an actor, voice actor, producer, and screenwriter with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Michael was born in 1950 as Frederick Reginald Ironside in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1951 to 1992. Fred was born in 1926 as Frederick Hubbard Gwynne in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Freddie Prinze

Freddie was born in 1954 as Frederick Karl Pruetzel in New York, New York, U.S.

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Fred MacMurray

Fred MacMurray is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1929 to 1978. Fred was born in 1908 as Frederick Martin MacMurray in Kankakee, Illinois, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

F is for fair, always honest and true.

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcirederf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cfekidrre". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Frederick born Apr 16, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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