Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FRIE-day  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the English word for the day of the week, which was derived from Old English frigedæg meaning "Frig's day". Daniel Defoe used it for a character in his novel Robinson Crusoe (1719). As a given name, it is most often found in parts of Africa, such as Nigeria and Zambia.


Entry added April 5, 2022