US Popularity:1017
Meaning:peaceful ruler
With a name like this, you can expect baby to keep things under control on the playground. Frederick, a boy's name of German origin, means "peaceful ruler." This name comes from the German name Friedrich, which is made up of the elements frid, meaning "peace," and ric, meaning "ruler" or "power." Its nicknames of Fred or Freddie might sound friendlier, but Frederick is guaranteed to make an impression, whether you think of Prussian king Frederick the Great, or heroic political activist Frederick Douglass.

Famous People Named Frederick

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  • Frederick Law Olmsted
  • Frederick
    Caroline and King George III

Frederick Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Frederick is currently #1428 on The Bump
Boy:Frederick is currently #397 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Frederick is currently #1017 in U.S. births
Boy:Frederick is currently #351 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 52
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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