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260k
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Frederick

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Peace Ruler
  • #277 All Time
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63k Fredrick (English)
2k Frederica (English)
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How popular is the name "Frederick" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18804830483#33 boy name
18814330433#36 boy name
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19118086802#52 boy name
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19514,995124,983#78 boy name
19524,993194,974#76 boy name
19534,872104,862#80 boy name
19544,755184,737#83 boy name
19554,556114,545#86 boy name
19564,319164,303#91 boy name
19574,016173,999#99 boy name
19583,651223,629
19593,576263,550
19603,503223,481
19613,334203,314
19623,277233,254
19633,140143,126
19643,374163,358
19653,171133,158
19662,903122,891
19672,830162,814
19682,629162,613
19692,800222,778
19702,906162,890
19712,997232,974
19722,475282,447
19732,203202,183
19741,957241,933
19751,804171,787
19761,753221,731
19771,63581,627
19781,549171,532
19791,651151,636
19801,624121,612
19811,483131,470
19821,376121,364
19831,449141,435
19841,236171,219
19851,23181,223
19861,281151,266
19871,184141,170
19881,188121,176
19891,12291,113
19901,08251,077
19911,13951,134
19921,04151,036
19939545949
19949030903
19958300830
19968090809
19977110711
19987200720
19996710671
20006470647
20016130613
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20035870587
20045810581
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20065550555
20074840484
20085180518
20094910491
20105250525
20114700470
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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 first appeared 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 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Frederick" ranks #70 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 18 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1959. Across the entire United States a total of 3,576 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Frederick" mean?

Frederick (English): Peace Ruler

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

F is for future, always looking ahead.

R is for realist, the way you are.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

D is for dandy, a description of you!

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for ideals, no higher!

C is for congenial, your pleasing way.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcirederf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Defcekirr". 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.

Where is the name Frederick popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Frederick in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Frederick

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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Past life for Frederick born Apr 16, 1966

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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