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 (male)

Fredrikinpoika Finland
Fredriksen Denmark Norway
Fredrikson Norway Sweden
Fredrikssen Norway
Fredriksson Norway Sweden
Fredrikssøn Norway
Fredriksøn Norway

Patronyms (female)

Fredrikdatter Norway
Fredrikintytär Finland
Fredriksdatter Denmark Norway
Fredriksdotter Norway Sweden

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[6]
3 6 51844 96090
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 14085 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[8]
0 n.a. 414 n.a.
Finland Finland[9]
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: [6][8][7][9]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Fredrik(m) Sources: [10]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Fredrik(m)

Sources: [6] [8] [7] [9]

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. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  10. details see Name Statistic tables