Of Germanic origin.

A masculine and feminine name.

Means peaceful ruler.

Short form of the name Frederick.

Other forms of the name are Fred, Rik, Federico, Fredo.

Famous bearers are Freddie Mercury, Freddie Prinze Jr., Freddie King, Freddie Hubbard, Freddie Francis, Freddie Boath, Freddie Highmore.

Freddie Mercury, lead vocalist of the “Queen” band, was one of rock’s greatest entertainers of all times.

He was a songwriter, a record producer and a singer with over a four-octave vocal range.

He dominated the stage with his theatrical skills and his flamboyant persona.