US Popularity:2626
Meaning:Elf, magical counsel; Peaceful ruler
Freddy is a gender-neutral baby name of German origin. Freddy can also be spelled as Freddie and stems from the Old High German name Frithuric or Frederick, meaning “elf,” “magical counsel,” and “peaceful ruler.” If you’re a fan of The Lord of The Rings or Harry Potter, these supernatural connotations may conjure images of the magical counsel of wizards or elves living gracefully in Middle-earth. If you want baby to find the magic in the every day, the name Freddy won’t lead you astray.

Freddy Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Freddy is currently #3220 on The Bump
Boy:Freddy is currently #1787 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Freddy is currently #2194 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Freddy is currently #2626 in U.S. births
Boy:Freddy is currently #1240 in U.S. births

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  • Behind the Name, Freddy, June 2023

  • Behind the Name, Frederick, December 2022

  • Name Doctor, Freddy

  • Behind the Name, Freddie, February 2019

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 404

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