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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Freud
Sigmund Freud, the founder of the practise of psychoanalysis. Born 1856, died 1939.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Austrian neurologist who originated psychoanalysis (1856-1939)
  1. A surname​ of German origin.
  2. Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist, psychotherapist, and founder of psychoanalysis.

Freud was also found in the following language(s): German and Hungarian

Notable Persons Named Freud

Freud Gnindokponou is a sports team member for the RC Strasbourg Alsace.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Freud

Sigmund Freud was a scientist in the fields of neurology, psychology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis. Sigmund was given the name Sigismund Schlomo Freud on May 6th, 1856 in Příbor. He passed away on September 23rd, 1939.


Lucian Freud was an artist. Lucian was given the name Lucian Michael Freud on December 8th, 1922 in Berlin, Germany. He left this life on July 20th, 2011.


Anna was born as the child of Sigmund Freud and Martha Bernays on December 3rd, 1895 in Vienna. She left this life on October 9th, 1982.


Sir Clement Freud was a for North East Cambridgeshire, for Isle of Ely, Member of Parliament, forNorth East Cambridgeshire, and forIsle of Ely. His career lasted from 1983 to 1987. Clement was given the name Clemens Raphael Freud on April 24th, 1924 in Berlin, Weimar Republic. He breathed his last breath on April 15th, 2009.


Emma Freud is a tv presenter, cultural commentator, and cultural critic. Emma was given the name Emma Vallencey Freud on January 25th, 1962.


Matthew Freud is a public relations executive and investor. Matthew was born Matthew Freud on November 2nd, 1963.


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Popularity of Freud as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Freud U.S.
  White 95.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

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People with the last name Freud are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Freud

  • How Popular is the name Freud? As a last name Freud was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Freud? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Freud was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Freud: Your name in reverse order is Duerf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fured. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Freud? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Freud.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Freud? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Freud as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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