Fred

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

1) English and German short form of names containing the name element FRID [1] [2] [3] [4]

2) fred is also the modern Swedish, Danish and Norwegian vocabulary word for 'peace' [1] [2] [4]

Related Names

Fred
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Fredi
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Danish Swedish
Fredly
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Norwegian Swedish
Fredy
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also:
Female forms: Freda
Variant forms: Fedde, Feeti, Freddy, Freeti, Reete, Veeti

Name Days

Norway Norway

14 November

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

18 July

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1888 [2] [4]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1940-1949 [4]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
1 6 1910 3446
Norway Norway[6]
0 n.a. 1743 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
0 n.a. 57 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
0 0 n.a. 442
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Fred(m) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Fred(m)

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi