Given Name FRIEDRICH

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: FREE-drikh   [details]

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.
DIMINUTIVES: Fiete, Fred, Fritz
FEMININE FORMS: Friederike, Frieda, Friede, Fritzi, Rike
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Friduric (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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