Fredrik

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

Nordic form of Frederik [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

See Frederik

Patronyms

  • Swedish: Fredriksson (♂), Fredrikson (♂), Fredriksdotter (♀)
  • Norwegian: Fredriksen (♂), Fredriksson (♂), Fredrikson (♂) [6], Fredriksdatter (♀)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Fredrik
Genitive: Fredriks
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Fredrik
Genitive: Fredrikin
Partitive: Fredrikiä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Fredrik
Genitive: Fredriks
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Fredrik
Genitive: Fredriks

Name Days

Norway Norway

14 November

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

18 July

Sweden Sweden

18 July

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [ˈfreːdrɪk]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Fredrik I, (17 April 1676 – 25 March 1751), prince consort of Sweden from 1718 to 1720, and King of Sweden from 1720 until his death and (as Frederick I) also Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel from 1730
  • Adolf Fredrik (14 May 1710 – 12 February 1771), King of Sweden from 1751 until his death
  • Fredrik Wilhelm von Otter (11 April 1833 - 9 March 1910), Prime Minister of Sweden and Norway (1900-1902)
  • Fredrik Bajer (21 April 1837 – 22 January 1922), Danish writer, teacher, pacifist politician and Nobel laureate NNNobel.png (Peace, 1908)
  • John Fredrik Reinfeldt (* 4 August 1965), Prime Minister of Sweden 2006-2014

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[7]
3 6 51844 96090
Norway Norway[8]
0 n.a. 14085 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[9]
0 n.a. 414 n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
0 0 n.a. 12138
  #: 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 Fredrik(m) Sources: [7][9][8][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Fredrik(m) Sources: [11]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Fredrik(m)

Sources: [7] [9] [8] [10]

References

  1. Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  6. Olav Veka: Norsk etternamnleksikon (2001)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. details see Name Statistic tables