Freda - girls name

Freda name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 67%

Freda name meaning:

The name Freda is of Germanic origin and is a feminine form of the name Frederick. It is derived from the Old German name Frithuric, which is composed of the elements "frith," meaning "peace," and "ric," meaning "ruler" or "king". Therefore, the name Freda can be interpreted as "peaceful ruler" or "peaceful king".

People with the name Freda are often known for their calm and composed nature, displaying qualities of peace, harmony, and leadership. They have a strong sense of justice and fairness, and strive to create a peaceful and balanced environment for those around them. Fredas tend to be diplomatic and understanding, and are often seen as mediators in conflicts. They value stability and order, and have the ability to bring people together through their peaceful and nurturing demeanor.

In summary, the name Freda carries the meaning of a peaceful ruler or king, reflecting the qualities of calmness, fairness, and leadership.

Origin: German



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Overall UK ranking: 1866 out of 5581

15 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Freda

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