Origin: German
3622 famous people named Frederick found on Wikipedia.
261446 male, 1105 female in US.
Most recent ranking: 496-th in year 2018
Best ranking: 33-th in year 1880
Used in: English


Also, Frederic. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “peace” and “ruler.”.

Frederick is a masculine given name meaning "peaceful ruler". It is the English form of the Germanic name Friedrich. Its meaning is derived from the Germanic word elements frid, or peace, and ric, meaning "ruler" or "power".
Frederick ranked among the top 100 names in the United States between 1880 and 1957 and has declined thereafter. It was ranked as the 536th most popular name for boys in 2009 in the United States. It ranked as the 99th most popular name for boys in England and Wales in 2007. Freddie, a short form, ranked as the 60th most popular name for boys in England and Wales in 2008. Short form Fred was among the most popular names for boys in Lower Saxony, Germany in 2010.
Frederica is a feminine variant of the name Frederick.

Frédéric and Frédérick are the French versions of the common male given name Frederick. They may refer to:
In artistry:
Frédéric Back, Canadian award-winning animator
Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor
Frédéric Bazille, Impressionist painter best known for his depiction of figures
Frédéric Mariotti, actor
In politics:
Frédéric Bamvuginyumvira, 1st Vice-President of Burundi
Frédéric Ngenzebuhoro, Vice-President of Burundi from 11 November 2004 to 26 August 2005
Frédéric Bastiat, political economist and member of the French assembly
In literature:
Frédéric Beigbeder, French writer, commentator critic and pundit
Frédéric Berat, French poet and songwriter
Frédéric Mistral, French poet
In science:
Frédéric Cailliaud, French mineralogist
Frédéric Joliot-Curie, French physicist and Nobel laureate
In sport:
Frédérick Bousquet, French swimmer
Frédéric Delcourt, French swimmer
Frédéric Demontfaucon, French judoka
Frédéric Havas, French volleyball player
Frédéric Herpoel, Belgian football goalkeeper
Frédéric Kanouté, French-Malian footballer
Frédéric Kuhn, French hammer thrower
Frédérick Michalak, French rugby union footballer who plays for his hometown team, Stade Toulousain
Frédéric Piquionne, French football player who plays in the forward position
Frédéric Serrat, French boxer
In music:
Frédéric Chopin, Polish composer
Frédéric Leclercq, the bassist for extreme power metal band DragonForce
In other fields:
Frédéric Dumas, one of the first two diving companions of Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Frédérick Lemaître (born Antoine Louis Prosper Lemaître), French actor and playwright
Frédéric Lepied, French computer engineer
Frédéric Monod, French Protestant pastor
Frédéric Ozanam, French scholar
Frédéric Passy, French economist
Frédérick Raynal, French videogame designer and programmer
Frédéric Rossif, French film and television director
See also:

Masc. proper name, from French Frédéric, from German Friedrich, from Old High German Fridurih, from Proto-Germanic *frithu-rik, literally "peace-rule," from *rik- "rule" (from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," with derivatives meaning "to direct in a straight line," thus "to lead, rule") + *frithu- "peace" (source also of Old English friðu "peace, truce"), from suffixed form of PIE root *pri- "to be friendly, to love" (see free (adj.)); related to the first half of Friday and the second half of afraid, also the second element in Siegfried, Godfrey, Geoffrey. Not a common name in medieval England, found mostly in the eastern counties.

Peaceful ruler, peace-keeper.

Famous People: 3622 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Frederick Douglass 1818 American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman
2 Frederick Trump 1869 German-born American businessman
3 Frederick Banting 1891 Canadian medical scientist and doctor
4 Frederick II of Prussia 1712 King of Prussia
5 Frederick Winslow 1856 American mechanical engineer and tennis player
6 Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor 1122 German Holy Roman Emperor
7 Friedrich III of Germany 1831 German Emperor
8 Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor 1194 1194 – 1250, Holy Roman Emperor of the Middle Ages
9 Frederick Law Olmsted 1822 American journalist, social critic, public administrator, and landscape designer
10 Frederick W. Smith 1944 American businessman
11 Frederick Forsyth 1938 English novelist
12 Frederick William I of Prussia 1688 King of Prussia
13 Frederick William III of Prussia 1770 King of Prussia
14 Frederick R. Koch 1933 American philanthropist, art collector
15 Frederick IX of Denmark 1899 King of Denmark
16 Lynne Frederick 1954 Actress
17 Frederick VI of Denmark 1768 King of Denmark and Norway
18 Frederick William IV of Prussia 1795 King of Prussia
19 Frederick William II of Prussia 1744 King of Prussia
20 Frederick I of Prussia 1657 1657 – 1713, Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia in personal union (Brandenburg-Prussia)
21 Frederick Sanger 1918 British biochemist
22 Frederick Heyliger 1916 American officer (1916-2001)
23 Frederick Abberline 1843 Former Chief Inspector for the London Metropolitan Police
24 Frederick VIII of Denmark 1843 King of the Kingdom of Denmark from 1906 to 1912
25 Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor 1415 Austrian archduke and duke
26 Frederick Fleet 1887 British sailor
27 Frederick North 1732 Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1770 to 1782
28 Frederick Jackson Turner 1861 American historian
29 Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby 1841 British politician and Governor General of Canada
30 Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg 1620 Elector of Brandenburg and Duke of Prussia
31 Travis Frederick 1991 American football player, offensive lineman, center
32 Frederick Wiseman 1930 American documentary filmmaker
33 Frederick Herzberg 1923 American psychologist
34 Frederick Delius 1862 English composer
35 Frederick Griffith 1879 British bacteriologist
36 Frederick Russell Burnham 1861 Father of scouting; military scout; soldier of fortune; oil man; writer; rancher
37 Frederick VII of Denmark 1808 King of Denmark
38 Frederick Browning 1896 British Army general
39 Jesse Frederick 1948 American composer
40 Frederick Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts 1832 Recipient of the Victoria Cross
41 Frederick McKinley Jones 1893 American businessman
42 Frederick I of Denmark 1471 King of Denmark and Norway
43 Frederick I of Sweden 1676 King of Sweden
44 Frederick V of Denmark 1723 King of Denmark and Norway
45 Frederick III of Denmark 1609 King of Denmark and Norway
46 Frederick K. C. Price 1932 American televangist and bible teacher
47 Frederick Koehler 1975 American actor
48 Frederick II of Denmark 1534 King of Denmark and Norway
49 Frederick Dent Grant 1850 United States Army general
50 Frederick III, Elector of Saxony 1463 Elector of Saxony
51 Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard 1858 British colonial administrator
52 Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange 1584 Prince of Orange and Stadtholder of Holland
53 Frederick Buechner 1926 Poet, novelist, short story writer, theologian
54 Frederick Cook 1865 American explorer
55 Frederick Benteen 1834 Union United States Army officer
56 Frederick IV of Denmark 1671 King of Denmark and Norway
57 Frederick Loewe 1901 Austrian-American composer
58 Frederick Augustus III of Saxony 1865 King of Saxony
59 Ivan Frederick 1966 US Army soldier
60 Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell 1886 British physicist
61 Frederick Muhlenberg 1750 American politician and first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
62 Frederick Chiluba 1943 President of Zambia
63 Frederick Mayer 1921 Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
64 Frederick Aiken 1832 American lawyer, journalist, and soldier
65 Frederick Bailey Deeming 1853 Australian murderer
66 Frederick Augustus I of Saxony 1750 King of Saxony
67 Frederick Terman 1900 American electronic engineer
68 Frederick Soddy 1877 Chemist and physicist from England
69 Frederick Selous 1851 British explorer, officer, hunter, and conservationist
70 Robert T. Frederick 1907 Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
71 Frederick Coffin 1943 American actor
72 Frederick Hervey, 8th Marquess of Bristol 1979 British noble
73 Frederick Curzon, 7th Earl Howe 1951 British peer
74 Frederick Kerr 1858 British actor
75 Frederick I of Württemberg 1754 Last Duke of Würtemberg, then briefly Elector of Württemberg, and was later elevated to the status of King of Württemberg, by Napoleon I
76 Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava 1826 British politician
77 Frederick Marryat 1792 British children's writer
78 Frederick I, Elector of Saxony 1370 Elector of Saxony
79 Frederick Ashton 1904 Dancer and choreographer
80 Frederick II, Elector of Saxony 1412 Elector of Saxony (1428–1464) and was Landgrave of Thuringia (1440–1445)
81 Frederick C. Weyand 1916 American general
82 Frederick Lau 1989 German actor
83 Frederick Funston 1865 United States Army general and Medal of Honor recipient
84 Frederick Townsend Ward 1831 American general
85 Frederick Copleston 1907 Jesuit
86 Frederick Reines 1918 American physicist
87 Frederick D. Gregory 1941 American astronaut
88 Frederick William Vanderbilt 1856 American businessman
89 Frederick Hopkins 1861 English Biochemist
90 Frederick Duleep Singh 1868 Son of the last Maharaja of the Sikh Empire
91 Frederick Vreeland 1927 American diplomat
92 Frederick "Dennis" Greene 1949 American musician
93 Frédérick Gersal 1957 French journalist
94 Frederick Samuel Modise 1914 Christian Sect Founder
95 Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen 1310 Margrave of Meissen from 1323
96 Frederick Spencer, 4th Earl Spencer 1798 Royal Navy admiral
97 Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden 1826 Sixth Grand Duke of Baden from 1856 to 1907
98 Frederick Kroesen 1923 Recipient of the Purple Heart medal
99 Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden 1857 Grand Duke of Baden
100 Frédérick Gaudreau 1993
101 Wayne A.I. Frederick 1971 Trinidadian academic
102 Frederick Wentworth
103 Frederick Seddon 1872 British murderer
104 Frederick McCubbin 1855 Australian artist
105 Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia 1332 Landgrave of Thuringia and Margrave of Meissen
106 Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg 1371 1371 – 1440, Burgrave of Nuremberg as Frederick VI and Elector of Brandenburg as Frederick I
107 Frederick Varley 1881 Member of the Canadian Group of Seven artists
108 Frederick William Franz 1893 American Jehovah's Witness leader
109 Frederick Seitz 1911 American physicist
110 Frederick Augustus II of Saxony 1797 King of Saxony
111 Frederick VIII, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein 1829 German noble
112 Frederick Hitch 1856 Recipient of the Victoria Cross
113 Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel 1771 German officer
114 Frederick Henry 1943 Catholic Bishop
115 Frederick Catherwood 1799 British Mesoamericanist
116 Frederick Hart 1943 American artist
117 Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck 1653 Titular Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck
118 Frederick Lorz 1884 American distance runner
119 Frederick William Faber 1814 British hymn writer and theologian
120 Frederick Pabst 1836 German-American businessman
121 Frederick Attenborough 1887 British academic
122 Frederick Madison Roberts 1879 American politician
123 Frederick III of Sicily 1272 King of Sicily
124 Frederick Francis III, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1851 German Grand Duke
125 Frederick Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg 1615 Marshal of France
126 Frederick Denison Maurice 1805 English theologian, religious author and Christian Socialist
127 Frédérick Bousquet 1981 French swimmer
128 Frederick Gustavus Burnaby 1842 Traveller and soldier
129 Frederick II, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel 1720 Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel) from 1760 to 1785
130 Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg 1732 Duke of Wurttemburg
131 Frederick Rolfe 1860 British writer, photographer and historian
132 Frederick Augustus II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg 1852 German noble
133 Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony 1722 Polish prince
134 Frederick I, Margrave of Meissen 1257 Margrave of Meissen and landgrave of Thuringia
135 Frederick W. Seward 1830 American politician
136 Frederick Temple 1821 Archbishop of Canterbury
137 Frederick II, Duke of Swabia 1090 Second Hohenstaufen duke of Swabia from 1105
138 Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen 1817 American politician
139 Frederick Lonsdale 1881 Jersey musician
140 Frederick Marquis, 1st Earl of Woolton 1883 Lord President of the Council
141 Frederick Gordon-Lennox, 9th Duke of Richmond 1904 Racecar driver
142 Frederick Kagan 1970 American historian
143 Frederick Calvert, 6th Baron Baltimore 1731 Proprietor of Maryland
144 Frederick Carl Frieseke 1874 American Impressionist painter
145 Frederick Miller 1824 Brewery owner
146 Frederick Scott Archer 1813 English inventor of the photographic collodion process
147 Frederick Rentschler 1887 American aerospace engineer
148 Vicki Frederick 1954 American actress
149 Frederick Treves 1925 British actor
150 Frederick Louis, Prince of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen 1746 German general
151 Frederick John Kiesler 1890 Austrian architect and sculptor
152 Frederick Lamb, 3rd Viscount Melbourne 1782 British diplomat
153 Frederick IV, Elector Palatine 1574 Elector Palatine
154 Frederick I, Duke of Swabia 1050 Duke of Swabia
155 Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1823 Prussian noble and general
156 Frederick Huntington Gillett 1851 American politician
157 Frederick W. Lanchester 1868 British polymath
158 Frederick de Houtman 1571 Dutch explorer
159 Pauline Frederick 1883 Actress
160 Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1882 Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
161 Frederick Ashworth 1912 United States admiral
162 Frederick Patterson 1871 American businessman
163 Frederick Knott 1916 English dramatist and playwright
164 Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp 1597 Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
165 Frederick Exley 1929 Novelist
166 Frederick Foswell
167 Frederick Lenz 1950
168 Frederick Mors 1889 Austrian-American serial killer
169 Frederick Fennell 1914 American conductor
170 Frederick Gibberd 1908 British architect
171 Frederick Steele 1819 Union Army general
172 Frederick II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg 1418 German noble
173 Frederick II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg 1676 Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
174 Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg 1765 Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg
175 Frederick IV of Naples 1452 King of Naples
176 Frederick Pethick-Lawrence, 1st Baron Pethick-Lawrence 1871 British politician
177 Frederick Kempe 1954 American journalist
178 Frederick Roy 1991 Canadian ice hockey centre
179 Frederick III, Elector Palatine 1515 Elector Palatine
180 Frederick John Harris 1937 Member of the anti-apartheid African Resistance Movement
181 Frederick Crews 1933 American literary critic and writer
182 Frederick the Fair 1289 Austrian duke
183 Frederick Ayer 1822 American businessman
184 Frederick Stanley Maude 1864 British Army general
185 Frederick Taylor Gates 1853 American educator and clergyman
186 Frederick Ballantyne 1936 Governor-General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines he is the son of the late Samuel ballantyne and has 9 children and 12 grandchildren including the intelligent youngster Zeon ballantyne.
187 Frederick William Stevens 1847 English architect
188 Frederick August Otto Schwarz 1836 American businessman
189 Frederick P. Rose 1923 American businessman
190 Frederick William Burton 1816 Artist, Director of National Gallery
191 Frederick M. Smith 1874 American religious leader
192 Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp 1671 Duke of Holstein-Gottorp
193 Frederick Bakewell 1800 British inventor
194 Frederick Elmes 1946 American cinematographer
195 Frederick Stafford 1928 Austrian actor
196 Frederick E. Morgan 1894 British Army general
197 Frederick D. Reese 1929
198 Frederick V, Burgrave of Nuremberg 1332 Burgrave of Nuremberg
199 Frederick Zugibe 1928 American forensic expert
200 Frederick Blackman 1866 British botanist