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Gender Masculine
Usage Danish, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. FREDH-rehg(Danish)
FREH-də-rik(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Danish and Dutch form of FREDERICK. This was the name of nine kings of Denmark over the past 500 years, alternating each generation with the name Christian.

Related Names

DiminutivesFred, Freddy, Freek, Frits, Rik(Dutch)
Feminine FormsFrederikke, Rikke(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesFriduric(Ancient Germanic) Bedřich(Czech) Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick(English) Priidik, Priit(Estonian) Fredrik, Veeti(Finnish) Frédéric, Fred(French) Fedde(Frisian) Friedrich, Fiete, Fred, Fritz(German) Frigyes(Hungarian) Friðrik(Icelandic) Federico, Federigo, Fredo(Italian) Fricis, Frīdrihs(Latvian) Fredrik(Norwegian) Fryderyk(Polish) Frederico, Fred(Portuguese) Friderik(Slovene) Federico(Spanish) Fredrik(Swedish)
Surname DescendantFrederiksen(Danish)

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classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  
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Slovakia: February 25

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