Origin:German
Popularity:987
Meaning:peaceful ruler
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.

Famous Fredericks

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  • Frederick Law Olmsted
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  • Frederick
    Caroline and King George III

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