Fredrik

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with the English Frederick. First recorded as a given name in Norway ca. 1060.

Proper noun[edit]

Fredrik

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 13 369 males with the given name Fredrik living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, cognate with English Frederick. First recorded as a given name in Sweden in 1311.

Proper noun[edit]

Fredrik

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [2] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 95 047 males with the given name Fredrik living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1970s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.