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Gender: M Meaning of Freddy: "peaceful ruler" Origin of Freddy: Diminutive of Frederick

Another old-school nickname getting new attention thanks to TV's "Mad Men." Names like Fred, Pete, and George have been out so long it's time for them to come back in.

Famous People Named Freddy

Freddy Fender (born Baldemar Garza Huerta), American country music singer
Freddy Head, American jockey
Freddy Antonio Garcia, Venezuelan baseball pitcher
Fredua Koranteng "Freddy" Adu, Ghanaian-American footballer
Freddy Rodriguez, American actor
Freddy Cannon (born Frederick Anthony Picariello), American rock singer
Freddy Maertens, Belgian cyclist
Frederick Phillip "Freddy" Sanchez, American baseball player
Freddy Wickham, son of English novelist Madeleine Wickham aka Sophie Kinsella

Pop Culture References for the name Freddy

Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger, villain in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" series
Freddy Rumsen, character on TV's "Mad Men"
Freddy Fazbear, character in the video game "Five Nights at Freddy's"
Freddy Honeychurch, character in E.M. Forster's "A Room with a View"