Comments for the name Frederick

Comments for FREDERICK:

This is the name of a main character in Jane Austen's "Persuasion."
-- Anonymous User  8/6/2006
Frederick Trottveille or whatever is in Enid Blyton's mystery collection which I have read quite a lot. He's nicknamed Fatty.
-- Luangi  8/11/2006
In As You Like It by William Shakespeare, the father of the main character is usurped by his brother, Duke Frederick.
-- Aqua  12/11/2006
(Probably) the full name of Fred Weasley, one of the twins in the Harry Potter series.
-- BoiCrazii  4/22/2008
Fred Astaire and Phyllis Livingston Potter have a son Frederick Austerlitz, born 1936.
-- Emilie007  10/26/2008
Captain Frederick Wentworth is the romantic hero in Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. He only makes me like the name more.

I like Fred and Freddie for nicknames. Fred makes me think of a 1920s guy in a nifty hat at a jazz club, for some reason.
-- aquamarina  1/31/2009
The American chess champion Frederick "Freddie" Trumper is one of the three leads in Benny Anderson, Tim Rice, and Bjrn Uvaelus's musical Chess.
-- TwilighterRenthead  7/25/2009
There is also a character in 'Sally Lockhart Mysteries', a series of books written by Philip Pullman, called Frederick Garland.

I call my hamster Frederick, because of him! I love this name!
-- Irangemi  6/26/2011
Frederick Antal (1887-1954) was a Hungarian-born art historian.
-- Anonymous User  8/18/2011
Frederick Brown (14 March 1851 – 8 January 1941) was a British art teacher and painter.
-- Anonymous User  10/13/2011
Can't believe no one has mentioned Frederick Douglass. He was a slave who became a famous abolitionist and wrote a very depressing autobiography about his life.
-- UniqueNameLover  2/10/2012
Frederick Law Olmstead (1822-1903) was a famous American landscape designer. Along with his partner, Calvert Vaux, Olmstead designed New York City's Central Park and Prospect Park, Niagara Reservation at Niagara Falls (the oldest state park in the US), Vanderbilt's Biltmore Estate, and many other famous sites still in existence today.

Between Olmstead and his sons, who carried on the landscaping design business after their father's death, they designed the grounds of over 300 university and college campuses, including the University of Chicago, Yale, American University, Bryn Mawr, Wellesley, Stanford, and Cornell.
-- humblebee  3/24/2012
Frederick (1763-1827) was the second son of King George III of the UK and his wife Charlotte.
-- CarolinW  6/11/2012
Frederick (1707-1751) was the oldest son of King George II of Great Britain and his wife Caroline. He was the father of King George III of UK.
-- CarolinW  6/18/2012
Frederick Theodore Albert Delius, CH (29 January 1862 – 10 June 1934) was an English composer.
-- Anonymous User  8/6/2012
Captain Marryat (1792-1848), the famous writer of sea novels, was a Frederick. Great name.
-- Just Jonquil  7/4/2013

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