Fred

Fred - A very unique male name



  Mar 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fred appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #22. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fred and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fred? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Fred. The baby boy name Fred was given to 48 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1636 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 34,189 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fred peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 22.



Famous with this name

Fred Williamson
Fred Tatasciore
Fred Armisen


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Fred is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fred is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #741 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,896.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Fred is where you live.


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Fred origin and meaning

Fred is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Fred, pop culture references for the name Fred and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fred

We've found the following names that sound similar to Fred, sorted by popularity.

Freddie / Freddy / Fredy / Ford / Fredi / Farid / Fareed / Ferdie / Farhad / Fard /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121636
20111532
20101705
20091439
20081296
20071274
20061087
20051175
20041123
20031022
2002901
2001881
2000982
1999775
1998749
1997723
1996662
1995667
1994672
1993583
1992585
1991538
1990503
1989461
1988472
1987465
1986413
1985396
1984391
1983336
1982338
1981329
1980323
1979314
1978280
1977270
1976249
1975246
1974232
1973215
1972216
1971194
1970184
1969178
1968170
1967159
1966150
1965141
1964133
1963134
1962125
1961124
1960117
1959112
1958113
1957103
1956102
195597
195492
195392
195290
195187
195083
194972
194866
194756
194651
194551
194447
194345
194246
194143
194040
193940
193838
193735
193636
193534
193433
193334
193233
193133
193032
192934
192836
192735
192631
192533
192432
192333
192233
192133
192033
191930
191833
191729
191629
191526
191428
191327
191226
191122
191022

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota741
Florida1029
Ohio1094
Texas1251
New York1870
California1896

Even more about Fred


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Fred a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Fred?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Fred
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 34,189
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +48

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