Fred Name Meaning and Origin

Fred is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘English’ origin. The baby name Fred means “Calm Monarch”.


Fred Origin:

Origin of the name is: “English”



Fred is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “FRED”


Fred Name Meaning:

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



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Alfred, Frederick, Fredrick, Frederic


Famous people with this name:

Fredrick Aaron “Fred” Savage, American actor;

Fereydun Robert “Fred” Armisen, American actor and comedian;

Fred “Rick” Reinart, American animator;

Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz), American dancer and actor;

Freddie Dalton “Fred” Thompson, actor and U.S. Senator from Tennessee;

Fred Hoyle, English astronomer;

Fred Meyers, American actor;

William Frederick “Fred” Durst, American musician of band Limp Bizkit;

Helbert Frederico Carreiro da Silva aka Fred, Brazilian footballer;

Frederico Chaves Guedes aka Fred, Brazilian footballer;

Frederick Sewards “Fred” Trueman, English cricketer;

Fred Wesley, American jazz trombonist;

Frederick “Fred” McFeely Rogers, TV’s “Mister Rogers”;

Fred Davis, English snooker player;

Frederick “Fred” Seibert, American TV producer;

Frederic Othon Theodore Aristides aka Fred, French comics artist;

(Eric) Fred Norris (born Fred Leo Nukis), American radio personality;

Frederick Christ “Fred” Trump, American real estate developer and father of Donald Trump




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