PRONOUNCED: FRED-reek (Finnish) [key]
Meaning & History
Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish form of FREDERICK
. This was the name of a 18th-century king of Sweden.
DIMINUTIVE: Veeti (Finnish) OTHER LANGUAGES: Friduric (Ancient Germanic), Bedřich (Czech), Frederik (Danish), Frederik, Fred, Freek, Frits, Rik (Dutch), Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick (English), Frédéric, Fred (French), Fedde (Frisian), Friedrich, Fiete, Fred, Fritz (German), Frigyes (Hungarian), Friðrik (Icelandic), Federico, Federigo, Fredo (Italian), Fricis, Frīdrihs (Latvian), Fryderyk (Polish), Frederico, Fred (Portuguese), Friderik (Slovene), Federico (Spanish)
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