GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: FREED-rikh   [key]
Meaning & History
German form of FREDERICK. This was the name of kings of Germany. The socialist Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) are two famous bearers of this name.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Fiete, Fred, Fritz
OTHER LANGUAGES: Friduric (Ancient Germanic), Bedřich (Czech), Frederik (Danish), Frederik, Fred, Freek, Frits, Rik (Dutch), Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick (English), Fredrik, Veeti (Finnish), Frédéric, Fred (French), Frigyes (Hungarian), Friðrik (Icelandic), Federico, Federigo, Fredo (Italian), Fricis, Frīdrihs (Latvian), Fredrik (Norwegian), Fryderyk (Polish), Frederico, Fred (Portuguese), Friderik (Slovene), Federico (Spanish), Fredrik (Swedish)