Frieda

First Name
25k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
181
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Frieda

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, the German equivalent of Freda.

Frieda was also found in the following language(s): German

Notable Persons Named Frieda

Frieda Hughes is an artist in the fields of painting and poetry. Frieda was given the name Frieda Rebecca Hughes on April 1st, 1960 in London.

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Suzy Kendall is an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1965 to 1977. Suzy was given the name Frieda Harrison on January 1st, 1944 in Belper, Derbyshire, England, UK. Suzy is also known as Harrison and Frieda.

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Frieda is a fictional character.

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Georgia Gibbs was a musician. Her career lasted from 1936 to 1966. Georgia was given the name Frieda Lipschitz on August 17th, 1919. She passed away on December 9th, 2006.

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Frieda Inescort was an actress. She was most prominent from 1935 to 1961. Frieda was given the name Frieda Wrightman on June 29th, 1901 in Edinburgh. She passed away on February 26th, 1976.

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Frieda was given the name Frieda Freiin von Richthofen on August 11th, 1879 in Metz, Germany. She passed away on August 11th, 1956.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Frieda

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 26 26 0
1881 25 25 0
1882 50 50 0
1883 57 57 0
1884 85 85 0
1885 90 90 0
1886 91 91 0
1887 123 123 0
1888 154 154 0
1889 162 162 0
1890 195 195 0
1891 207 207 0
1892 265 265 0
1893 256 256 0
1894 299 299 0
1895 299 299 0
1896 339 339 0
1897 278 278 0
1898 335 335 0
1899 307 307 0
1900 300 300 0
1901 323 323 0
1902 282 282 0
1903 294 294 0
1904 280 280 0
1905 275 275 0
1906 244 244 0
1907 267 267 0
1908 317 317 0
1909 315 315 0
1910 319 319 0
1911 335 335 0
1912 445 445 0
1913 506 506 0
1914 639 639 0
1915 792 792 0
1916 838 838 0
1917 766 766 0
1918 804 804 0
1919 746 746 0
1920 674 674 0
1921 639 639 0
1922 566 566 0
1923 538 538 0
1924 541 541 0
1925 428 428 0
1926 405 405 0
1927 417 417 0
1928 372 372 0
1929 337 337 0
1930 318 318 0
1931 234 234 0
1932 270 270 0
1933 233 233 0
1934 267 267 0
1935 193 193 0
1936 241 241 0
1937 209 209 0
1938 213 213 0
1939 197 197 0
1940 200 200 0
1941 174 174 0
1942 165 165 0
1943 175 175 0
1944 170 170 0
1945 151 151 0
1946 171 171 0
1947 165 165 0
1948 192 192 0
1949 189 189 0
1950 181 181 0
1951 148 148 0
1952 138 138 0
1953 150 150 0
1954 141 141 0
1955 133 133 0
1956 160 160 0
1957 133 133 0
1958 136 136 0
1959 107 107 0
1960 101 101 0
1961 98 98 0
1962 85 85 0
1963 77 77 0
1964 78 78 0
1965 62 62 0
1966 61 61 0
1967 54 54 0
1968 55 55 0
1969 46 46 0
1970 33 33 0
1971 29 29 0
1972 33 33 0
1973 51 51 0
1974 35 35 0
1975 33 33 0
1976 23 23 0
1977 26 26 0
1978 19 19 0
1979 32 32 0
1980 29 29 0
1981 31 31 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 18 18 0
1984 29 29 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 17 17 0
1987 25 25 0
1988 30 30 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 27 27 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 16 16 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 22 22 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 25 25 0
1997 24 24 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 24 24 0
2002 23 23 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 24 24 0
2006 17 17 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 27 27 0
2009 33 33 0
2010 30 30 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 33 33 0
2013 31 31 0
2014 36 36 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 47 47 0
2017 36 36 0

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Popularity of Frieda as a first name

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Popularity of Frieda as a last name

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Common last names for Frieda

  • Miller
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Schmidt
  • Cohen
  • Meyer
  • Anderson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Mueller
  • Schneider
  • Schwartz
  • Schroeder
  • Jones
  • Friedman
  • Martin
  • Wagner
  • Weber

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Frieda U.S.
  White 93.92% 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 2.76% 16.26%

Of Last Name Frieda

People with the last name Frieda are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Frieda

  • How Popular is the name Frieda? Frieda is the 1,511th most popular name of all time. As a last name Frieda was the 99,845th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Frieda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,199 babies born with the first name Frieda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Frieda to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Frieda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 26 new born babies.
  • When was Frieda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Frieda is Friday, April 16th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Frieda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Frieda was in 1916 with a total of 838 babies.
  • Random Frieda Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Frieda ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 19 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Frieda: Your name in reverse order is Adeirf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ideafr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Frieda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 181 people with the last name Frieda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Frieda? Frieda is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
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