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Gender: F Meaning of Frederica: "peaceful ruler," Origin of Frederica: Feminine variation of Frederick

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Frederica is an interesting possibility for the parent unintimidated by its old-fashioned formality, and who can appreciate the vintage charm and verve lurking inside its stuffiness.

The name emerged in eighteenth century Prussia when supporters of King Frederick the Great began to name their daughters in his honor, and is currently reporesented by opera star Frederica von Stade.

Nicknames include the obvious Freddie, plus Rica and Fritzi.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Frederica

Young heroine in Jane Austen's "Lady Susan"

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Frederica's International Variations

Frédérique (French) Friederika, Frerika (German) Frici (Hungarian) Federica (Italian) Frydryka (Polish) Frederika, Frideborg (Swedish)