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Gender Feminine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. FREE-də
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Meaning & History

Short form of names containing the element fried, derived from the Germanic element frid meaning "peace".
VariantsFrieda, Fritzi, Rike
Masculine FormFriedrich
Other Languages & CulturesÆlfþryð, Ælfthryth(Anglo-Saxon) Frederikke, Rikke(Danish) Elfreda, Frederica, Elfrida, Elfrieda, Freida, Frieda, Rica(English) Fredrika(Finnish) Frédérique(French) Friðrika(Icelandic) Federica(Italian) Fryderyka(Polish) Frederica(Portuguese) Fredrika, Rika(Swedish)
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