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Polish form of the name Frederick.

Of Germanic origin.

Means peaceful ruler.

Frederick derives from the Old High German “Frithuric”, which is a combination of “frid” and “rik”.

“Frid” means peace, protection and “rik” means mighty, ruler.

Frederick was borne by several rulers and royals in Germany, Austria and Scandinavia.

Feminine forms of the name are: Fryderyka, Frederica, Rika, Rikke.

Other forms of the name are: Frederick, Fridrick, Fredric, Fred, Freddie, Friedrich, Frederic, Frits, Veeti, Rickey, Fiete, Federico, Fredrik, Rich, etc.

Famous bearer is Fryderyk Chopin.