Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FREHD-rik(Swedish) FREHD-reek(Finnish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Swedish and Norwegian form of Frederick. This was the name of an 18th-century king of Sweden.

Related Names

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


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Norway: November 14
Sweden: July 18


Entry updated June 13, 2019