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Frederica

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.

Nicknames

Freda

Syllables

4

International Variations

Freda

Themes

Exotic

Alternate Spellings

Farica

Famous Namesakes

Opera singer Frederica von Stade

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