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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.
DiminutivesFred, 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)

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