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First Name
42k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
2k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Freda

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1k Fredda (German)
133 Freddi (German)

How popular is the baby name Freda in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 34 34 0
1881 34 34 0
1882 42 42 0
1883 33 33 0
1884 61 61 0
1885 67 67 0
1886 66 66 0
1887 80 80 0
1888 95 95 0
1889 112 112 0
1890 127 127 0
1891 161 161 0
1892 229 229 0
1893 231 231 0
1894 227 227 0
1895 250 250 0
1896 246 246 0
1897 279 279 0
1898 273 273 0
1899 266 266 0
1900 321 321 0
1901 255 255 0
1902 247 247 0
1903 280 280 0
1904 256 256 0
1905 310 310 0
1906 287 287 0
1907 306 306 0
1908 349 349 0
1909 326 321 5
1910 345 345 0
1911 413 413 0
1912 566 566 0
1913 613 613 0
1914 689 689 0
1915 944 944 0
1916 948 948 0
1917 1,010 1,010 0
1918 1,025 1,025 0
1919 905 900 5
1920 974 974 0
1921 970 970 0
1922 924 924 0
1923 868 868 0
1924 915 915 0
1925 888 888 0
1926 829 829 0
1927 819 819 0
1928 749 749 0
1929 696 696 0
1930 610 610 0
1931 640 640 0
1932 603 603 0
1933 588 588 0
1934 651 651 0
1935 628 623 5
1936 495 495 0
1937 528 528 0
1938 543 543 0
1939 538 538 0
1940 487 487 0
1941 497 492 5
1942 509 503 6
1943 552 552 0
1944 466 466 0
1945 438 438 0
1946 471 471 0
1947 501 501 0
1948 469 469 0
1949 413 413 0
1950 438 438 0
1951 462 462 0
1952 430 430 0
1953 522 522 0
1954 478 478 0
1955 506 506 0
1956 528 528 0
1957 493 493 0
1958 460 460 0
1959 458 458 0
1960 450 450 0
1961 444 444 0
1962 343 343 0
1963 317 317 0
1964 276 276 0
1965 262 262 0
1966 193 193 0
1967 161 161 0
1968 150 150 0
1969 137 137 0
1970 145 145 0
1971 172 172 0
1972 168 168 0
1973 161 161 0
1974 127 127 0
1975 132 132 0
1976 109 109 0
1977 113 113 0
1978 111 111 0
1979 88 88 0
1980 98 98 0
1981 91 91 0
1982 75 75 0
1983 45 45 0
1984 54 54 0
1985 48 48 0
1986 43 43 0
1987 24 24 0
1988 35 35 0
1989 32 32 0
1990 29 29 0
1991 24 24 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 25 25 0
1994 21 21 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 16 16 0
1997 22 22 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 21 21 0
2002 18 18 0
2003 27 27 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 16 16 0
2007 10 10 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 9 9 0
2010 12 12 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 16 16 0
2014 11 11 0
2015 12 12 0

Fun Facts about the name Freda

  • How many people with the first name Freda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,400 babies born with the first name Freda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Freda to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Freda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 34 new born babies.
  • When was Freda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Freda is Saturday, September 3rd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Freda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Freda was in 1918 with a total of 1,025 babies. That's a lot of babies named Freda!
  • Random Freda Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Freda ranks 63rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, 63 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Freda: Your name in reverse order is Aderf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fdear. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Freda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,253 people with the last name Freda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Freda? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Freda as their last name since less than 1 person in 132k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Freda as a first name

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Popularity of Freda as a last name

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Common last names for Freda

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Jones
  • Wilson
  • Martin
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • Thompson
  • Nelson
  • Walker
  • White
  • Adams
  • Young
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Freda U.S.
  White 95.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.02% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Freda

People with the last name Freda are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

German

Origin and Meaning of Freda

The name "Freda" is of German origin, and it means "Peaceful ruler. Feminine of Frederick". It's a name commonly given to girls.

A feminine form of Frederick and Fred, also a short form of Winifred.

  1. A female given name.

Josephine Baker

Josephine Baker is a dancer, singer, actress, and civil rights activist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1921 to 1975. Josephine was born in 1906 as Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Freda

Freda Dudley Ward
Freda Lewis Hall
Freda Salvador
Freda Watch Straps
Freda Wright-sorce
Freda Lee-mccann
Freda Kelly
Freda Payne

What does the name Freda mean?

Fis for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Eis for expert, in your chosen career

Dis for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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