Given Name FRED

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: FRED (English, French, Portuguese), FRET (Dutch, German)   [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of FREDERICK or other names containing the same element. A famous bearer was the American actor and dancer Fred Astaire (1899-1987).


Anne of Green Gables characters, Archie Comics characters, athletes, currently out of the US top 1000, dancers, directors, Discworld characters, Disney characters, Harry Potter characters, House of Cards US characters, I Love Lucy characters, Outlaw Star characters, peace, Quantico characters, Roseanne characters, short forms, song titles, television, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy characters, The Nanny characters, virtues
VARIANTS: Freddie, Freddy (English), Freek, Frits, Rik (Dutch), Fiete, Fritz (German)
FEMININE FORMS: Frederica (English), Friederike, Alfreda (German), Frédérique (French), Frederica (Portuguese)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Friduric, Meginfrid, Meino (Ancient Germanic), Ælfræd (Anglo-Saxon), Bedřich (Czech), Alfred, Frederik (Danish), Priidik, Priit (Estonian), Fredrik, Veeti (Finnish), Fedde, Meine, Minke (Frisian), Alfréd, Frigyes (Hungarian), Friðrik (Icelandic), Alfredo, Federico, Federigo, Manfredo, Fredo (Italian), Fricis, Frīdrihs (Latvian), Alfredas (Lithuanian), Alfred, Fredrik (Norwegian), Alfred, Fryderyk, Manfred (Polish), Alfréd (Slovak), Friderik (Slovene), Alfredo, Federico (Spanish), Alfred, Fredrik (Swedish)