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Frederica

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Origin

  • german: Tranquil leader, peaceful ruler; feminine form of Frederick. Three years after founding Georgia in 1733, General James Edward Oglethorpe established Fort Frederica to defend the fledgling colony against Spanish attack from Florida.

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Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 4

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Opera singer Frederica von Stade

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