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FILIB m Scottish
Scottish form of PHILIP.
FILIBERT m German (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "much brightness" from the Germanic elements filu "much" and beraht "bright".
FILIBERTO m Italian
Italian form of FILIBERT.
FILIMENA f Macedonian
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
FILIPA f Portuguese
Feminine form of PHILIP.
FILIPE m Portuguese
Portuguese form of PHILIP.
FILIPINA f Polish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of FILIP.
FILIPP m Russian
Russian form of PHILIP.
FILIPPA f Greek, Swedish, Italian
Greek, Swedish and Italian feminine form of PHILIP.
FILIPPO m Italian
Italian form of PHILIP.
FILIPPOS m Greek
Modern Greek form of PHILIP.
FILIPPU m Corsican, Old Church Slavic
Corsican form of PHILIP, as well as the Old Slavic form.
FILIPPUS m Dutch
Official Dutch form of PHILIP, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
FILIPS m Latvian
Latvian form of PHILIP.
FİLİZ f Turkish
Means "sprout, shoot" in Turkish.
FILLIN m Irish
Anglicized form of FAOLÁN.
FILOMENA f Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of PHILOMENA.
FIMA m Russian
Diminutive of YEFIM.
FINA f Italian
Short form of SERAFINA. Saint Fina, also known as Saint Serafina, was a 13th-century girl from the town of San Gimignano in Italy.
FINBAR m Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINBARR m Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINDLAY m Scottish
From a Scottish surname that was derived from the given name FIONNLAGH.
FINEES m Biblical Latin
Form of PHINEHAS used in the Latin Old Testament.
FINELLA f Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINGAL m Scottish
From Scottish Gaelic Fionnghall meaning "white stranger", derived from fionn "white, fair" and gall "stranger". This was the name of the hero in James Macpherson's epic poem 'Fingal' (1762), which he claimed to have based on early Gaelic legends about Fionn mac Cumhail.
FINGALL m Scottish
Variant of FINGAL.
FINKA f Croatian
Diminutive of JOZEFINA.
FINLAY m Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINLEY m & f Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINN (1) m Irish Mythology, Irish
Older Irish form of FIONN. This is also the usual Anglicized spelling of the name. As a surname it is borne by Huckleberry Finn, a character in Mark Twain's novels.
FINN (2) m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Finnr, which meant "Sámi, person from Finland".
FINNAGÁN m Irish
Diminutive of FIONN.
FINNÁN m Irish
Older form of FIONNÁN.
FINNBAR m Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINNBARR m Irish
Old Irish form of FIONNBHARR.
FINNEGAN m Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fionnagáin meaning "descendant of Fionnagán". The name Fionnagán is a diminutive of FIONN. This was the name of a character in James Joyce's novel 'Finnegans Wake' (1939), the title of which was based on a 19th-century Irish ballad called 'Finnegan's Wake'.
FINNÉN m Irish
Older form of FINNIAN.
FINNIAN m Irish
Derived from Old Irish finn "white". This was the name of several Irish saints.
FINNR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FINN (2).
FINNUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of FINN (2).
FINOLA f Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINTAN m Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means either "white fire" or "white bull" in Irish. According to legend this was the name of the only Irish person to survive the great flood. This name was also borne by many Irish saints.
FION m Irish
Variant of FIONN.
FÍONA f Irish
Derived from Irish fíon meaning "wine".
FIONA f Scottish, English
Feminine form of FIONN. This name was (first?) used by Scottish poet James Macpherson in his poem 'Fingal' (1762).
FIONN m Irish, Irish Mythology
From Irish fionn (older Irish finn) meaning "fair" or "white". Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish hero who became all-wise by eating an enchanted salmon. He fought against the giant Fomors with his son Oisín and grandson Oscar.
FIONNÁN m Irish
Diminutive of FIONN. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
FIONNBHARR m Irish
Means "fair hair", derived from Irish fionn "white, fair" and barr "head". Saint Fionnbharr of Cork was a 6th-century bishop who supposedly performed miraculous cures. The Barry Islands off Wales were named for him.
FIONNGHALL m Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of FINGAL.
FIONNLAGH m Irish, Scottish
Means "white warrior" from Gaelic fionn "white, fair" and laogh "warrior".
FIONNTAN m Irish, Scottish
Modern Irish form of FINTAN.
FIONNUALA f Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "white shoulder" from Irish fionn "white, fair" and guala "shoulder". In Irish legend Fionnuala was one of the four children of Lir who were transformed into swans for a period of 900 years.
FIONOLA f Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FIORALBA f Italian
Combination of Italian fiore "flower" and alba "dawn".
FIORE f & m Italian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names FLORA and FLORUS.
FIORELLA f Italian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FIORENZA f Italian
Italian feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FIORENZO m Italian
Italian form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FIORINO m Italian
Italian form of FLORINUS.
FIRAT m Turkish
From the Turkish name of the Euphrates River, which was derived from Old Persian Ufratu, itself derived from Elamite or Sumerian.
FIRDAUS m Arabic, Persian
Derived from the Arabic word فردوس (firdaws) meaning "paradise", ultimately derived from Avestan pairidaeza meaning "garden, enclosure". This name belonged to the 11th-century Persian poet and historian Firdausi, the author of the 'Shahnameh'.
FIRDOS m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فردوس (see FIRDAUS).
FIRENZE f Various
From the name of an Italian city, commonly called Florence in English.
FIRMIN m French, Medieval English
From the Late Latin name Firminus meaning "firm". This was the name of several early saints, notably the 3rd-century bishop Saint Firmin (or Fermin) of Amiens who is especially venerated in Navarre, Spain.
FIRMINO m Portuguese, Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of FIRMIN.
FIRMINUS m Late Roman
Latin form of FIRMIN.
FIROOZEH f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).
FIROUZ m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروز (see FIRUZ).
FIROUZEH f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).
FIROZ m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروز (see FIRUZ).
FIRUZ m Persian, Tajik
From Persian پیروز (piruz) or فیروز (firuz) meaning "victorious". This name was borne by Firuz Shah Tughlaq, a 14th-century sultan of Delhi who did much to build the city's infrastructure.
FİRUZƏ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZA f Tajik, Uzbek, Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani, Tajik, Uzbek and Azerbaijani form of FIRUZEH.
FİRUZE f Turkish
Turkish form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZEH f Persian
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Persian. Alternatively, it may be a feminine form of FIRUZ.
FISHEL m Yiddish
Means "little fish" in Yiddish, a diminutive of פֿיש (fish) meaning "fish".
FITO m Spanish
Diminutive of ADOLFO or RODOLFO.
FITZ m English (Rare)
Short form of various given names that are derived from surnames beginning with Norman French fitz meaning "son of" (for example FITZROY).
FITZROY m English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "son of the king" in Old French, originally given to illegitimate sons of monarchs.
FIZZA f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فضّة (see FIDDA).
FJOLLA f Albanian
From Albanian fjollë meaning "fine snow".
FLAITHRÍ m Irish
Means "king of princes" from Gaelic flaith "prince" and "king".
FLAMUR m Albanian
Means "flag" in Albanian.
FLANAGAN m English (Rare)
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Flannagáin meaning "descendant of Flannagán". The given name Flannagán is derived from Irish flann "red" and a diminutive suffix.
FLANN m & f Irish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁN m & f Irish
Diminutive of FLANN.
FLANNERY f & m English (Rare)
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Flannghaile meaning "descendant of Flannghal". The given name Flannghal means "red valour". A famous bearer was American author Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964).
FLÁVIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIAN m History
From the Roman family name Flavianus, which was derived from FLAVIUS. This was the name of several early saints including a 5th-century patriarch of Constantinople who was beaten to death.
FLAVIANO m Italian
Italian form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIE f French
French feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIEN m French
French form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIENNE f French
French feminine form of FLAVIAN.
FLÁVIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIU m Romanian
Romanian form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was used as a personal name by several later emperors, notably by Constantine.
FLEMMING m Danish
From a medieval Norse nickname meaning "from Flanders".
FLETCHER m English
From a surname meaning "maker of arrows" in Middle English, ultimately from Old French flechier.
FLEUR f French, Dutch, English (Rare)
Means "flower" in French. This was the name of a character in John Galsworthy's novels 'The Forsyte Saga' (1922).
FLICK f English
Diminutive of FELICITY.
FLIP m Dutch
Diminutive of FILIP.
FLO f English
Short form of FLORENCE or FLORA.
FLOELLA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of FLO.
FLOOR m & f Dutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE) or FLORA.
FLOORTJE f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of FLOOR.
FLÓRA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of FLORA.
FLORA f English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France. In Scotland it was sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Fionnghuala.
FLORE f French
French form of FLORA.
FLORENCE f & m English, French
From the Latin name Florentius or the feminine form Florentia, which were derived from florens "prosperous, flourishing". Florentius was borne by many early Christian saints, and it was occasionally used in their honour through the Middle Ages. In modern times it is mostly feminine.... [more]
FLORÊNCIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENCIA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORÊNCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENCIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENT m French
French masculine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIA f Late Roman
Original feminine form of FLORENCE.
FLORENTIN m Romanian, French, German
Romanian, French and German form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORENTINE f French
French form of FLORENTINA.
FLORENTINO m Spanish
Spanish form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORENTINUS m Late Roman
Latin name that was a derivative of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIUS m Late Roman
Original masculine form of FLORENCE.
FLORETTA f English
Latinate diminutive of FLORA.
FLORETTE f French (Rare)
French diminutive of FLORA.
FLORIAN m German, Polish, French
From the Roman cognomen Florianus, a derivative of FLORUS. This was the name of a short-lived Roman emperor of the 3rd century. It was also borne by Saint Florian, a martyr of the 3rd century, the patron saint of Poland and Upper Austria.
FLORIANA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Florianus (see FLORIAN).
FLORIANE f French
French feminine form of FLORIAN.
FLORIANO m Italian
Italian form of FLORIAN.
FLORIJAN m Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of FLORIAN.
FLORIMOND m Literature, French
Possibly from Latin florens meaning "prosperous, flourishing" combined with the Germanic element mund meaning "protection". This is the name of the prince in some versions of the fairy tale 'Sleeping Beauty'.
FLORIN m Romanian
Romanian form of FLORINUS.
FLORINDA f Spanish, Portuguese
Elaborated form of Spanish or Portuguese flor meaning "flower".
FLORINE f French
French feminine form of FLORINUS.
FLORINUS m Late Roman
Latin name that was a derivative of FLORUS. This was the name of a 9th-century Swiss saint.
FLORIS m Dutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORO m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of FLORUS.
FLORRIE f English
Diminutive of FLORENCE or FLORA.
FLORRY m Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
FLORUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from Latin flos meaning "flower".
FLOSSIE f English
Diminutive of FLORENCE.
FLOWER f English (Rare)
Simply from the English word flower for the blossoming plant. It is derived (via Old French) from Latin flos.
FLOYD m English
Variant of LLOYD.
FLURRY m Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
FLUTURA f Albanian
Means "butterfly" in Albanian.
FLYNN m English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Floinn meaning "descendant of FLANN".
FOKA m Russian
Russian form of PHOCAS.
FOLAMI m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "respect and honour me" in Yoruba.
FOLANT m Welsh
Welsh form of VALENTINE (1).
FOLCHER m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of VOLKER.
FOLKE m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of various Old Norse names that contain the element folk meaning "people", and thus a cognate of FULK.
FÓLKI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FOLKE.
FOMA m Russian
Russian form of THOMAS.
FONS m Dutch
Short form of ALFONS.
FORBES m Scottish
From a surname that was originally taken from a Scottish place name meaning "field" in Gaelic.
FORD m English
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "ford" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the American industrialist Henry Ford (1863-1947).
FOREST m English
Variant of FORREST, or else directly from the English word forest.
FORREST m English
From an English surname meaning "forest", originally belonging to a person who lived near a forest. In America it has sometimes been used in honour of the Confederate Civil War general Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877). This name was borne by the title character in the movie 'Forrest Gump' (1994) about a loveable simpleton. Use of the name increased when the movie was released, but has since faded away.
FORTUNATO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
FORTUNE f English (Rare)
Simply from the English word fortune, ultimately from Latin fortuna, a derivative of fors "luck".
FOSTER (1) m English
From an English surname that has several different origins: see FOSTER (1), FOSTER (2), FOSTER (3) and FOSTER (4).
FOSTER (2) m English
English form of VAAST, referring to Saint Vedastus.
FOTEINI f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Φωτεινη (see FOTINI).
FOTINI f Greek
Modern Greek form of PHOTINE.
FOTIOS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of PHOTIOS.
FOTIS m Greek
Modern Greek variant of PHOTIOS.
FOUAD m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فؤاد (see FUAD).
FOX m English (Modern)
Either from the English word fox or the surname Fox, which originally given as a nickname. The surname was borne by George Fox (1624-1691), the founder of the Quakers.
FRAN m & f Spanish, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of FRANCIS, FRANCES or related names.
FRANC m Slovene
Slovene form of FRANCIS.
FRANCA f Italian
Contracted form of FRANCESCA.
FRANCE f French
From the name of the country, sometimes considered a feminine form of FRANK (1) or short form of FRANÇOISE, both of which are ultimately related to the name of the country.
FRANCENE f English (Rare)
English variant of FRANCINE.
FRANCES f English
Feminine form of FRANCIS. The distinction between Francis as a masculine name and Frances as a feminine name did not arise until the 17th century. A notable bearer was Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (1850-1917), a social worker and the first American to be canonized.
FRANCESC m Catalan
Catalan form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCESCA f Italian, Catalan
Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCESCA PIA f Italian
Combination of FRANCESCA and PIA.
FRANCESCO m Italian
Italian form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). Francesco Laurana was an Italian Renaissance sculptor.
FRANCESCO PIO m Italian
Combination of FRANCESCO and PIO.
FRANCESCU m Corsican
Corsican form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCETTE f French
Feminine diminutive of FRANÇOIS.
FRANCI f Hungarian
Diminutive of FRANCISKA.
FRANCINE f French, English
Feminine diminutive of FRANÇOIS.
FRANCIS m & f English, French
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus meaning "Frenchman", ultimately from the Germanic tribe of the Franks, who were named for a type of spear that they used. This name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname Francesco by his father, an admirer of the French. Francis went on to renounce his father's wealth and devote his life to the poor, founding the Franciscan order of friars. Later in his life he apparently received the stigmata.... [more]
FRANCISCA f Spanish, Portuguese, Late Roman
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISCO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). A notable bearer was Francisco de Goya, a Spanish painter and engraver. The name was also borne by Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
FRANCISCO JAVIER m Spanish
Combination of FRANCISCO and JAVIER, referring to Saint Francis Xavier.
FRANCISCUS m Late Roman, Dutch
Original form of FRANCIS.
FRANČIŠEK m Slovene
Slovene form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANČIŠKA f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISKA f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISQUE m French
French variant of Franciscus (see FRANCIS), now somewhat archaic.
FRANCISZEK m Polish
Polish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISZKA f Polish
Polish feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCK m French
French form of FRANK (1).
FRANCKA f Slovene
Short form of FRANČIŠKA.
FRANCO (1) m Italian, Ancient Germanic
Italian form of FRANK (1), as well as an older Germanic form.
FRANCO (2) m Italian
Contracted form of FRANCESCO.
FRANÇOIS m French
French form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). François Villon was a French lyric poet of the 15th century. This was also the name of two kings of France.
FRANÇOISE f French
Feminine form of FRANÇOIS.
FRANÇOIS-MARIE m French
Combination of FRANÇOIS and MARIE.
FRANE m Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCIS.
FRANG m Scottish
Scottish form of FRANCIS.
FRANGAG f Scottish
Scottish feminine form of FRANCIS.
FRANJO m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of FRANCIS.
FRANK (1) m English, German, Dutch, French
From a Germanic name that referred to a member of the Germanic tribe, the Franks. The Franks settled in the regions now called France and the Netherlands in the 3rd and 4th century. They derived their tribal name from the name of a type of spear that they used. From medieval times, the various forms of this name have been commonly conflated with the various forms of Francis.... [more]
FRANK (2) m English
Short form of FRANCIS. The singer Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) was a famous bearer.
FRANKA (1) f German, Dutch
German and Dutch feminine form of FRANK (1).
FRANKA (2) f Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCA.
FRANKIE m & f English
Diminutive of FRANK (1) or FRANCES.
FRANKLIN m English
From an English surname that was derived from Middle English frankelin "freeman". A famous bearer of the surname was Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), an American statesman, inventor, scientist and philosopher. The name has commonly been given in his honour in the United States. It also received a boost during the term of American president Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).
FRANKO m Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCO (2).
FRANNIE f English
Diminutive of FRANCES.
FRANNY m & f English
Diminutive of FRANCIS or FRANCES.
FRANO m Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCIS.
FRANS m Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Dutch, Scandinavian and Finnish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRAÑSEZ m Breton
Breton form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRAÑSEZA f Breton
Breton feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTIŠEK m Czech
Czech form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTIŠKA f Czech
Czech feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISCA f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISCU m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKA f Basque
Basque feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKO m Basque
Basque form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANZ m German
German form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). This name was borne by the influential author Franz Kafka (1883-1924), writer of 'The Trial' and 'The Castle' among other works. Also, rulers of Austria and the Holy Roman Empire have had this name.
FRÄNZE f German
Diminutive of FRANZISKA.
FRANZI f German
Short form of FRANZISKA.
FRANZISKA f German
German feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANZ XAVER m German
Combination of FRANZ and XAVER, in honour of Saint Francis Xavier.
FRASER m Scottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname that is of unknown meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was Simon Fraser (1776-1862), a Canadian explorer.
FRAUKE f German
Means "little lady", derived from German frau combined with a diminutive suffix.
FRED m English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese
Short form of FREDERICK or other names containing the same element. A famous bearer was the American actor and dancer Fred Astaire (1899-1987).
FREDA f English
Short form of names ending in freda or fred, such as WINIFRED or ALFREDA.
FREDDIE m & f English
Diminutive of FREDERICK or FREDA.
FREDDY m English
Diminutive of FREDERICK.
FREDENAND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and nand "daring, brave".
FRÉDÉRIC m French
French form of FREDERICK.
FREDERICK m English
English form of a Germanic name meaning "peaceful ruler", derived from frid "peace" and ric "ruler, power". This name has long been common in continental Germanic-speaking regions, being borne by rulers of the Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, and Prussia. Notables among these rulers include the 12th-century Holy Roman emperor and crusader Frederick I Barbarossa, the 13th-century emperor and patron of the arts Frederick II, and the 18th-century Frederick II of Prussia, known as Frederick the Great.... [more]
FREDERICO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of FREDERICK.
FREDERIK m Danish, Dutch
Danish and Dutch form of FREDERICK. This was the name of nine kings of Denmark over the past 500 years, alternating each generation with the name Christian.
FREDERIKKE f Danish
Danish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FRÉDÉRIQUE f French
French form of FREDERICA.
FREDIANO m Italian
Italian form of the Roman name Frigidianus, which was derived from Latin frigidus "cold". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish bishop who made a pilgrimage to Rome and settled as a hermit on Mount Pisano.
FREDRIK m Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Swedish and Norwegian form of FREDERICK. This was the name of an 18th-century king of Sweden.
FREDRIKA f Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish feminine form of FREDERICK.
FREEK m Dutch
Dutch short form of FREDERICK.
FREEMAN m English
From an English surname meaning "free man". It originally denoted a person who was not a serf.
FREIDA f English
Variant of FRIEDA.
FREJ m Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of FREYR.
FREJA f Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of FREYA.
FRENS m Limburgish
Limburgish form of FRANCIS.
FRENSKE m Limburgish
Diminutive of FRENS.
FREYA f Norse Mythology, English (British, Modern), German
From Old Norse Freyja meaning "lady". This was the name of the goddess of love, beauty, war and death in Norse mythology. She claimed half of the heroes who were slain in battle and brought them to her realm of Fólkvangr. Along with her brother Freyr and father Njord, she was one of the Vanir (as opposed to the Æsir). Some scholars connect her with the goddess Frigg.... [more]
FREYDE f Yiddish (Rare)
From Yiddish פֿרייד (freid) meaning "joy".
FREYJA f Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Icelandic and Old Norse form of FREYA.
FREYR m Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "lord" in Old Norse. This was the name of a Norse god. He may have originally been called Yngvi, with the name Freyr being his title. Freyr presided over fertility, sunlight and rain, and was the husband of the frost giantess Gerd. With his twin sister Freya and father Njord he was one of the group of deities called the Vanir.
FRICIS m Latvian
Latvian form of FREDERICK.
FRIDA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace". This is also the Scandinavian equivalent, from the Old Norse cognate Fríða. A famous bearer was Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).
FRIDENOT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and not "need".
FRIDERIK m Slovene
Slovene form of FREDERICK.
FRIDESWIDE f History
Modern form of the Old English name Friðuswiþ, formed of the elements friþ "peace" and swiþ "strong". Saint Frideswide was an 8th-century English princess who became a nun. She is credited with establishing Christ Church in Oxford.
FRĪDRIHS m Latvian
Latvian form of FREDERICK.
FRIDUHELM m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDHELM.
FRIDUMAN m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDEMANN.
FRIDUMAR m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and mari "famous".
FRIDURIC m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FREDERICK.
FRIDWALD m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDHOLD.
FRIEDA f German, English
Variant of FRIDA.
FRIEDE f German
Short form of names containing the element fried, derived from the Germanic element frid meaning "peace".
FRIEDEMANN m German
Means "man of peace" from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and man "man".
FRIEDERIKE f German
German feminine form of FREDERICK.
FRIEDHELM m German
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and helm "helmet, protection".
FRIEDHOLD m German (Rare)
Means "peaceful ruler", derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and wald "rule".
FRIEDRICH m German
German form of FREDERICK. This was the name of kings of Germany. The socialist Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) are two famous bearers of this name.
FRIGE f Anglo-Saxon Mythology
Anglo-Saxon cognate of FRIGG.
FRIGG f Norse Mythology
Means "beloved" in Old Norse, ultimately derived from Indo-European *pri "to love". In Norse mythology she was the goddess of the earth, air and fertility, and the wife of Odin. Some scholars believe that she and the goddess Freya share a common origin.