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Fred meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Fred No. of characters: 4 Gender: BoyOrigin: English Dutch German French Portuguese Old High German
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Meanings: Form of Frederick Peace Peaceful Ruler Counsel from the Elves Elf Magical Counsel Holy Peacemaking English, Frisian, Low German short form of names with "Fred" or ending in "Fred" (meaning: peace). Namesakes: Fred Astaire, American actor and dancer.

Fred was ranked 808 in 2016 US male names list and elevated by 1.94% from its previous ranking of 824 in 2015. Fred was ranked 833 in 1989 list of US girls name and dropped by 7.76% from its previous ranking of 773 in 1984.

Full form of Fred : Fashionable Rational Eager Daredevil

Fred is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 586 in 2015. Only 1068 people have Fred as their first name. Fred is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Fred was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 1993 and ranked 808 (0.002723% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 344799 people wear Fred as their first name. Diminutive of Frà © dà © ric. Comes from the germain "frido and rik" Means: "peace and king, mighty" Feast on July 18th Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Fred showcases in the charts. 0.095391% of Americans have this given name.

Complete history of Fred
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History of Fred

Grand son of the king of Frisian, Frédéric became bishop of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He specifically opposed to the practice of incestuous marriages and participated in the council of Mainz in 829. He is murdered in his cathedral in 838, by order of Empress Judith when he criticized his debaucheries. Dying, he found the strength to forgive those who stabbed him inviting them to flee.

Expression number of Fred is 6.

Fred have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Fred are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Fred have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Fred Adred, Aelfred, Aelred, Aetheldred, Aethelred, Afred, Ailred, Alchred, Alcred, Aldred, Alfred, Alldred, Allred, Alred, Alured, Andred, Ared, Baldred, Beadured, BeornfredFamous people named Fred
Fredrika Palmstierna in Tredje delen as Actress
Vilde Fredriksen Verlo in Jørgen + Anne = sant as Actress
Gigi Fredie-Pedersen in Episode #1.7 as
Anke Frederick in Bingo as Actress
Alfreda Masters in Y: The Last Man Rising as Actress
Frederikke Aspöck in Happy Now as Director
Winifred Harris in Night Must Fall as Actress
Frederica von Stade in A Carnegie Hall Christmas as
Robynn Lin Fredericks in Killer Sharks: The Attacks of Black December as Actress
Karen Fredrik in General Hospital as Actress
Fred Astaire, actor
Fred Savage, actor,director,producer
Fred Dalton Thompson, actor
Fred Gwynne, actor,writer
Fred Murphy, cinematographer,assistant director
Fred V. Murphy, cinematographer
Fred Zinnemann, director,assistant director,producer
Fred Fouquet, editor
Fred Williamson, actor,director,producer
Fred V. Merrick, assistant director,writer,director
Fred Dryer, actor,producer,writer
Fred Durst, actor,director
Fred Jackman Jr., cinematographer,director,special effects
Fred J. Koenekamp, cinematographer
Fred Schuler, cinematographer,editor
Fred Karlin, composer
Fred Mollin, composer
Fred Myrow, composer
Fred Steiner, composer
Fred Nicolas, assistant director,producer,director
Fred 04, composer
Fred Abbott, actor
Fred Abog, actor
Fred Abranz, animation department
Fred Adison, actor,composer
Fred Adler, actor
Names like Fred Frea, Fread, Freada, Freadeyweed, Frealaf, Frean, Freawaru, Freawine, Freca, Frecesant, Frecla, Fred, Freda, Fredarius, Fredasia, Fredda, Fredderick, Freddi, Freddia, Freddick
Fred Namesakes Posts having Fred: Comments :Fred is a shortcut to the Old High German male name Manfred (man = man; Fridu = peace - the man of peace). Likewise, by the name of Alfred and Friedrich or in its variant Frederick. Fred, diminutive of Frederick, is a nickname or first name. Variants of the name are Freddie, Freddy. People named Fred: Fred Astaire (1899-1987): American singer, dancer and actor, Fred Delmare (1922-2009): German actor, Fred Durst (born 1970): American rock singer, Fred Gérard (1924-2012): trumpeter. - Sulema Stong
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Other variants of Fred :Friduric Meginfrid Meino Ælfræd Bedřich Alfred Frederik Fredrik Veeti Fedde Meine Minke Alfréd Frigyes Friðrik Alfredo Federico Federigo Manfredo Fredo Fricis Frīdrihs Alfredas Fryderyk Manfred Friderik  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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