Fred
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
FRED
Meaning
Calm monarch
More info about the name "Fred"

Fred is a diminutive of Frederick. Frederick originates in Germanic languages and means "calm monarch". In the United States, it was most popular at the beginning of the 20th century, since then its usage has declined. It used to be a favorite name in European royal circles, more recently the famous bearers include Frederick Forsyth, a British novelist.

Popularity of the Name Fred
Famous Freds

Fred Astaire - actor
Fred Clarke - baseball player
Fred Hume - hockey player
Fred Savage - actor
Fred Taylor - football player
Fred Willard - actor
Fred Banks - football player
Fred Berry - actor

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