FRED
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: FRED (English, French, Portuguese), FRET (Dutch, German)   [key]
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).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Freddie, Freddy (English), Freek, Frits, Rik (Dutch), Fiete, Fritz (German)
FEMININE FORMS: Alfreda, Frederica, Rica (English), Alfreda, Frieda, Friede, Friederike, Fritzi, Rike (German), Frédérique (French), Frederica (Portuguese)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Friduric, Meginfrid, Meino (Ancient Germanic), Ælfræd (Anglo-Saxon), Bedřich (Czech), Alfred, Frederik (Danish), 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), Friderik (Slovene), Alfredo, Federico (Spanish), Alfred, Fredrik (Swedish)
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