US Popularity:8308
Meaning:A free man
If baby is a free spirit through and through, then this original boy’s name is sure to suit! Freeman has roots in England, deriving from the Middle English words freman or fremon and Old English words frēomann and frīgmann, meaning “a free man.” Commonly seen as a surname, Freeman has particular importance for African Americans, where many people adopted the surname as a way to denote themselves as being freed from slavery. This meaningful choice emphasizes the importance of autonomy in all things and will serve as a beautiful reminder to baby Free whenever anyone says their name.

Famous People Named Freeman

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  • Morgan Freeman

Freeman Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Freeman is currently #8308 in U.S. births
Boy:Freeman is currently #3903 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
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from 2022
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