Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FREHD-rik(Swedish)
FREHD-reek(Finnish)
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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 & CulturesFriduric(Ancient Germanic) Bedřich(Czech) Frederik(Danish) Frederik, Fred, Freddy, Freek, Frits, Rik(Dutch) Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick(English) Priidik, Priit(Estonian) Frédéric, Fred, Freddy(French) Fedde(Frisian) Friedrich, Fiete, Fred, Fritz(German) Frigyes(Hungarian) Friðrik(Icelandic) Federico, Federigo, Fredo(Italian) Fricis, Frīdrihs(Latvian) Fryderyk(Polish) Frederico, Fred(Portuguese) Friderik(Slovene) Federico(Spanish)
Surname DescendantsFredriksen(Norwegian) Fredriksson(Swedish)

Popularity

People think this name is

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Name Days

Norway: November 14
Sweden: July 18

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Entry updated June 13, 2019