Frederik meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: German, Low German, Dutch, Scandinavian, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Peace, Protection, Safety, Rich, Powerful and Power
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Used notably in Finnish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Scandinavian, Low German, German and Greenlandic eminent, Frederik is rooted from Germanic and Old High German and is bestowed upon boys, Frederik means "Peace, Protection, Safety, Rich, Powerful or Power". Frederik is derived from Frederick. Frederick's meaning is Rich, Powerful and Peace came from English, Germanic and Old High German. Frederik is form of Friedrich in German language.

Variants of Frederik

Frederich, Frederick, Friedrich, Friederich, Bedrich, Fredi, Frithuric

Names that rhyme with Frederik

Popularity of Frederik

Frederik was among the popular names in Denmark. Since emerging in 1991 around 21224 babies have been given the moniker. When at the peak of its usage in 1997, it ranked 1st when 1344 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 29 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 10 times

Frederik is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1952 and was able to reach the top 400 names. In 1974, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 321 on boy names chart when 76 babies were given the name Frederik. There are over 1022 babies that have been given the name Frederik in France. Also, in Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 154 on boy names chart when 84 babies were given the name Frederik. There are over 592 babies that have been given the name Frederik in Belgium.

Frederik is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 500 names. In 2015, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 439 on boy names chart when 34 babies were named Frederik. Over 123 people have been named Frederik in Netherlands. Frederik is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 58 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 3000. Over 504 people have been named Frederik in United States. Also, it is among the top 2000 boy names in England and Wales. Over 277 people have been named Frederik in England and Wales. Also, it is among the top 400 boy names in Switzerland. Over 281 people have been named Frederik in Switzerland.

But Frederik is a popular baby name in South Africa where every 1 in 3000 have the name. According to our research, at least 50000 people have been bestowed Frederik around the globe.

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Frederik in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Frederik

Your friends are like addicted to you, but your family isn't very happy with how you live your life cause you are restless. You are more of a doer than a talker. Having vowel E as your first one in your name represents your sensitivity. Self-doubt won't help you realize your goals. Self-confidence and self-reliance will. Sometimes, you act like a control freak. You are pretty, smart and charismatic, you still doubt yourself.

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  •  Annike - The girl name Annike means "He (God) Was Gracious" and is mainly used in Swedish, German and Finnish is rooted from Hebrew language
  •  Melanie - Renowned and Ceaseless Melanie is originated from Old Greek, Melanie means "Dark or Dark Skinned" and is given to both sexes is commonly used in English and Tamil. Well-Liked name Melanie reached 105th position among girl names in 2018 in United States
  •  Anoesj is originated from Hebrew language is used as a baby girl name and is substantially used in Dutch, Anoesj means "God is Gracious, Elder Brother and God has Favoured Me". Anoesj is derived from Anna.
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Namesakes of Frederik

    Frederik Kaiser, Dutch astronomer
  • Frederik L. Schodt, American translator, interpreter and writer
  • Frederik Stang, {{cite news
  • Frederik de Groot, Dutch actor
  • Frederik van Eeden, late 19th-century and early 20th-century Dutch writer and psychiatrist
  • Frederik Vermehren, a genre and portrait painter
  • Frederik Lauesen, Danish TV presenter
  • Frederik Paludan-Müller, Danish poet
  • Frederik Lassen, Danish footballer playing for the Danish 1st Division club Ølstykke FC
  • Frederik Winkel Horn, Danish historian and translator
  • Frederik Winkel-Horn, Danish writer
  • Frederik Kortlandt, He writes on Baltic and Slavic languages
  • Frederik Due, Norwegian military officer and statesman
  • Frederik Gottschalk von Haxthausen, Norwegian army officer, councillor of state
  • Frederik Christian Stoud Platou, Norwegian legal scholar, Supreme Court justice
  • Frederik Prytz, Norwegian politician
  • Frederik Vinding Kruse, Danish jurist
  • Frederik Marcus Knuth, Danish taxonomist especially
  • Frederik Hviid, former long-distance freestyle and medley swimmer
  • Frederik Prausnitz, German-born American conductor and teacher
  • Frederik Endert, Dutch botanist and plant collector
  • Frederik Johan van Baer, Dutch officer
  • Frederik Liebmann, Danish botanist
  • Frederik van Pallandt, Danish-Dutch singer best known as the male
  • Frederik Hansen, Danish gymnast
  • Frederik Paulsen Sr, Medical Doctor and the founder of Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  • Frederik Ruysch, Dutch botanist and anatomist
  • Frederik Pohl, Frederik George Pohl Jr
  • Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, South African political analyst
  • Frederik Magle, Danish composer, concert organist, and pianist
  • Frederik, musical artist
  • Frederik Fetterlein, retired tennis player from Denmark
  • Frederik Ndoci, Albanian singer, songwriter, poet, writer
  • Frederik Vanderbiest, former Belgian footballer and football manager
  • Frederik Klokker, Danish cricketer
  • Frederik Boi, Belgian professional football player
  • Frederik Veuchelen, Belgian professional road bicycle racer for UCI Professional Continental team
  • Frederik Willems, former Belgian professional road bicycle racer
  • Frederik De Winne, Belgian footballer
  • Frederik Wiedmann, German composer
  • Frederikke Aspöck in Happy Now as Director
  • Frederikke Thomassen in Den skaldede frisør as Actress
  • Frederikke Borge in Unfaithful as Actress
  • Frederika Kesten in The Hunchback of Notre Dame II as Actress
  • Frederikke Dahl Hansen in Copenhagen as Actress
  • Frederik Brom acted in TV series Julia's Tango
  • In 1911 film, Anna fra Æbeltoft, Frederik Buch played N.
  • In 1932 comedy and musical movie, Skal vi vædde en million?, Frederik Jensen characterized Generalkonsul Godtfred Winterfeldt.
  • In 2015, Frederik Meldal Nørgaard characterized the role of Villads' father in comedy, family flick Villads fra Valby.
  • Frederik Burgers, from 1961 comedy flick En die Vonke Spat, who characterized Koot du Toit.
  • In 2008, Frederik Kalbermatten portrayed the role of N In movie It's Always Snowing Somewhere: Part 1.

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