Frederick as a boy's name is pronounced FRED-er-ik. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Frederick is "peaceful ruler". Famous Fredericks include Frederick Douglas, who after escaping slavery became a leader of the abolitionist movement. Place name: Frederick, Maryland.
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- Frederick Law OlmstedAuthor
- FrederickCaroline and King George III
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