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See also: Frédérick
From German Friedrich, Friederich and influenced by Latin Friderīcus, Frederīcus, from Old High German Fridurih, from Frankish *Friþurīk, from Proto-Germanic *Friþurīks (“peace king, peaceful ruler”).
- A male given name from the Germanic languages.
- c. 1603–1604, William Shakespeare, “Measvre for Measure”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: […] Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals, and the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):: Act III, Scene I:
- Have you not heard speak of Mariana, the sister of Frederick, the great soldier who miscarried at sea?
- 1892 Robert Grant: The Reflections of a Married Man. Scribner,1892. pages 98-99:
- When I referred to the confusion which would result from the presence in the house of two people with the same name, she tossed her head and said it would be easy to obviate that by calling me Frederick instead of Fred. - - - Imagine Harry Bolles and other kindred spirits calling me stiff, august Frederick! I vowed that this should not be brought to pass - - -
- A town in Weld County, Colorado.
- A tiny city in Rice County, Kansas.
- A city, the county seat of Frederick County, Maryland, United States.
- A ghost town in Macomb County, Michigan.
- An unincorporated community in Miami County, Ohio, United States.
- A city, the county seat of Tillman County, Oklahoma, United States.
- A town in Brown County, South Dakota.
- pet forms: Fred, Freddie, Freddy, Erick
- rare spellings: Frederic, Fredrick, Frideric
- female given names: Frederica
male given name
- a male given name from the Germanic languages