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Frederick

Son of British royal George III

Origin

  • German: Peaceful ruler; Numerous royalty from Prussia, Germany, and the Holy Roman Empire have borne this name, including the thirteenth-century patron of the arts Frederick II of Germany, and the eighteenth-century Frederick II of Prussia who was known as Friedrich der Grosse (Frederick the Great).

Nicknames

Fritz, Frits, Frici, Freddy, Freddie

Syllables

3

International Variations

Fryderyk, Frederic, Fritz, Frits, Frici, Fredek, Freddy, Freddie

Themes

Exotic, Surname

Alternate Spellings

Frederek, Fredek

Famous Namesakes

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass, actor Frederick Weller (In Plain Sight), actor Frederick ("Fred") Stoller (Everybody Loves Raymond)

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