FrankincensemPopular Culture (Modern, Rare) Derived from Old French franc encens meaning "high quality incense"; the word is primarily used to refer to an aromatic resin from trees of the genus Boswellia, and is mentioned in the Christian Bible as one of the three gifts given to the baby Jesus by the wise men.... [more]
Franzlm & fUpper German, Ladin Upper German and Ladin diminutive of Franz (masculine) and Upper German diminutive of Franziska (feminine). It is typically only used informally, meaning: it is hardly ever (if at all) used as an official name on birth certificates.... [more]
FraochmIrish Mythology Means "wrath" or "fury" in Irish. Fraoch is a Connacht hero in the Ulster Cycle of Irish mythology, the hero of the 'Táin Bó Fraoch', Cattle Raid of Fraoch (which has been claimed to be the main source of the English saga of 'Beowulf')... [more]
FredmanmSwedish (Rare) Transferred use of the surname Fredman. Its modern usage as a first name is probably inspired by Swedish poet, songwriter and composer Carl Michael Bellman's well-known 18th century works Fredman's songs and Fredman's epistles.
FredoniafAmerican (Rare) Apparently from the English word freedom combined with a Latinate suffix (perhaps modeled on Caledonia), given infrequently as an American name in the 19th century in reference to the United States of America... [more]
Freedomm & fEnglish (Puritan) From Old English frēodōm, used in reference to the Biblical verse 2 Corinthians 3:17, "Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom." The name found a resurgence in usage during the American centennial of 1876 and bicentennial of 1976.
FrejvidmScandinavian From the Old Norse name Freyviðr, derived from the elements freyr "lord" (or the god Freyr) and viðr "tree, wood". This name is found in Old Swedish as Frövidh.
FrekimNorse Mythology Derived from Old Norse frekr "avaricious, greedy." In Norse mythology, Freki is the name of one of Odin's two wolves. Freki resembles Gluttony and he is always very hungry, just like Geri (the other wolf)... [more]
FreydísfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic The first element of this name is derived from Old Norse freyja, which means "lady" but can also refer to the goddess Freya. The second element is derived from Old Norse dís "goddess, priestess."
FrideburgfAncient Germanic The first element of this name is derived from Old High German fridu "peace." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
FridegarmAncient Germanic The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Old High German fridu "peace." The second element is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared."
FridericmAncient Germanic Derived from Old High German fridu "peace" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."