Gender Masculine
Usage Danish, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. FREDH-rehg(Danish) FREH-də-rik(Dutch)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

DiminutivesFred, Freddy, Freek, Frits, Rik(Dutch)
Feminine FormsFrederikke, Rikke(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesFrederic(Catalan) Bedřich(Czech) Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Frederic, Fredric, Fredrick(English) Priidik, Priit(Estonian) Fredrik, Veeti(Finnish) Frédéric, Fred, Freddy(French) Friedrich, Fiete, Fred, Fritz(German) Friduric(Germanic) Frigyes(Hungarian) Friðrik(Icelandic) Federico, Federigo, Fredo(Italian) Fricis, Frīdrihs(Latvian) Fredrik, Fred(Norwegian) Frederic(Occitan) Friþurīks(Old Germanic) Fryderyk(Polish) Frederico, Fred(Portuguese) Friderik(Slovene) Federico(Spanish) Fredrik, Fred(Swedish)
Surname DescendantFrederiksen(Danish)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Croatia: July 18
Denmark: November 14
Slovakia: February 25


Entry updated April 16, 2019