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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Frey

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
The god of earth's fertility and peace and prosperity, presiding over rain, sunshine, and all the fruits of the earth, dispensing wealth among men; son of Njorth (Njord) and brother of Freya; originally of the Vanir; later with the Aesir. He was especially worshipped in the temple at Upsala in Sweden
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  1. (Norse mythology) god of earth's fertility and peace and prosperity; son of Njorth and brother of Freya; originally of the Vanir; later with the Aesir
  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Frey

Frey was born in 1957.


Frey was born in 1866. He died in 1927.


Frey Ramos is an athlete for the Millonarios F.C. Frey was born on April 25th, 1989 in Cartagena, Colombia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Frey

Glenn was born on November 6th, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. He passed away on January 18th, 2016.


James Frey is a writer. James was given the name James Christopher Frey on September 12th, 1969 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States.


Leonard Frey was an actor. Leonard was born on September 4th, 1938 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He breathed his last breath on August 24th, 1988.


Sébastien Frey is a soccer player for the AS Cannes, Inter Milan, Hellas Verona F.C., S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, ACF Fiorentina, Genoa C.F.C., Bursaspor, France national under-21 football team, and France national football team. Sébastien was born on March 18th, 1980 in Thonon-les-Bains, France.


Sami Frey is an actor. He has been prominent since 1960. Sami was given the name Samuel Frei on October 13th, 1937 in Paris.


Michael Frey is a soccer player for the FC Luzern, BSC Young Boys, Lille OSC, and Switzerland national under-21 football team. Michael was born on July 19th, 1994 in Münsingen.


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Popularity of Frey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Frey U.S.
  White 95.14% 64.26%
  African American 0.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Frey

People with the last name Frey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Frey

  • How Popular is the name Frey? Frey is the 65,349th most popular name of all time. As a last name Frey was the 1,065th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Frey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16 babies born with the first name Frey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Frey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Frey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Frey is Sunday, December 25th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Frey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Frey was in 2014 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Frey: Your name in reverse order is Yerf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Efry. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Frey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 32,904 people with the last name Frey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Frey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 11 of them will have Frey as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.