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GenderMasculine
UsageGerman
PronouncedPron.FREE-drikh
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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.
DiminutivesFiete, Fred, Fritz
Feminine FormsFriederike, Frieda, Friede, Fritzi, Rike
Other Languages & CulturesFriduric Ancient Germanic Bedřich Czech Frederik Danish Frederik, Fred, Freek, Frits, Rik Dutch Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick English Priidik, Priit Estonian Fredrik, Veeti Finnish Frédéric, Fred French Fedde Frisian Frigyes Hungarian Friðrik Icelandic Federico, Federigo, Fredo Italian Fricis, Frīdrihs Latvian Fredrik Norwegian Fryderyk Polish Frederico, Fred Portuguese Friderik Slovene Federico Spanish Fredrik Swedish

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Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute