Frederick

Frederick - A very unique male name



  Mar 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Frederick, meaning peaceful ruler, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #70. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Frederick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Frederick? 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 Frederick. The baby boy name Frederick was given to 437 baby boys in 2012, ranking #543 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,755 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Frederick peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1913 on position 49.



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Frederick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Frederick is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #157 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #1,001.

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 Frederick is where you live.


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Frederick origin and meaning

Frederick is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means peaceful ruler. To see famous people named Frederick, pop culture references for the name Frederick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Frederick

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

Fredrick / Frederic / Fredric / Frederico / Freddrick / Fredrik / Frederi / Frederik /

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
2012543
2011550
2010495
2009534
2008526
2007527
2006476
2005451
2004448
2003429
2002424
2001410
2000398
1999388
1998362
1997353
1996329
1995316
1994299
1993290
1992279
1991247
1990253
1989240
1988219
1987214
1986199
1985198
1984196
1983179
1982184
1981168
1980161
1979158
1978158
1977151
1976144
1975140
1974135
1973120
1972116
1971109
1970115
1969116
1968112
1967110
1966109
1965106
1964105
1963117
1962116
1961117
1960114
1959113
1958110
195799
195691
195586
195483
195380
195276
195177
195075
194970
194876
194778
194675
194576
194474
194370
194268
194169
194068
193971
193871
193768
193670
193573
193477
193378
193274
193174
193073
192968
192867
192764
192663
192565
192462
192360
192260
192161
192060
191964
191858
191751
191651
191552
191452
191349
191252
191152
191070

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia157
Connecticut313
Massachusetts338
Pennsylvania370
Minnesota382
Illinois387
Virginia397
Tennessee424
Ohio424
Oregon426
New Jersey438
New York446
Washington458
Alabama484
Georgia489
Mississippi503
Arizona550
Colorado550
Florida568
California594
Indiana634
Michigan670
Missouri686
Texas704
Oklahoma742
Maryland748
Utah757
Louisiana892
North Carolina1001

Even more about Frederick


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 Frederick 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 Frederick?

3 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
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Frederick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,755
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +437

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