Gender Masculine
Usage German
Pronounced Pron. /ˈfʁiː.dʁɪç/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

German form of Frederick. This was the name of several rulers of the Holy Roman Empire, Austria and Prussia. The philosophers Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) are two other famous bearers of this name.

Related Names

DiminutivesFiete, Fred, Fritz
Feminine FormsFriederike, Frieda, Friede, Fritzi, Rike
Other Languages & CulturesFrederic(Catalan) Bedřich(Czech) Frederik(Danish) Frederik, Fred, Freddy, Freek, Frits, Rik(Dutch) Frederick, Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Fredric, Fredrick(English) Priidik, Priit(Estonian) Fredrik, Veeti(Finnish) Frédéric, Fred, Freddy(French) 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 DescendantFriedrich(German)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

Austria: March 3
Austria: July 18
Austria: November 29


Entry updated December 7, 2022