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Gender: Male Meaning of Freddie: "peaceful ruler" Origin of Freddie: Dininutive of Frederick, German

The name Freddie is a boy's name meaning "peaceful ruler". Freddie and is often added to lists like Nicknames for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Adding then Eliminating - Boys Themed".

From the experts:

Just the kind of casual, flippant nickname that upscale Brits are putting on their sons' birth certificates, but few U.S. parents are.

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Famous People Named Freddie

Freddie James Prinze Sr. (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel) American actor and comedian
Freddie James Prinze Jr., American actor
Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara), British lead singer of band Queen
Alfred Thomas "Freddie" Highmore, English actor
Freddie Dalton "Fred" Thompson, actor and U.S. Senator from Tennessee
Freddie Boath, English actor
Karl Fredrik "Freddie" Ljungberg, Swedish footballer
Frederick David "Freddie" Sears, English footballer
Frederick Dewayne "Freddie" Hubbard, American jazz trumpeter
Frederick Kenneth "Freddie" Blassie, American pro wrestler
Freddie Mwila, Zambian footballer
Frederick William "Freddie" Francis, English film director
Fred "Freddie" King, American blues guitarist and singer
Freddie Dennis (b. 1997), son of comedian Hugh Dennis
Freddie Mackenzie (b. 2004), son of actor Alastair Mackenzie
Freddie Langley (b. 2007), son of actor Bruno Langley
Freddie Peter Payne (b. 2008), son of singer Dougie Payne and actress Kelly Macdonald
Freddie Wersching Full (b. 2010), son of actress Annie Wersching and Stephen Full
Freddie Geere (b. 2012), son of actor Chris Geere
Freddie George James Shepherd (b. 2012), son of actress Natalie Anderson and James Shepherd
Freddie Heerdegen (b. 2014), son of actress Christina Ricci and James Heerdegen
Freddie Douglas Hopper (b. 2015), son of actor Tom Hopper
Freddie Reign Tomlinson (b.2016), son of One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson

Pop Culture References for the name Freddie

Fredward "Freddie" Benson, character on TV's "iCarly"
Freddie Lyon, character on British TV series "The Hour"
Freddie Moreno, character on TV's "Freddie" played by Freddie Prinze
Freddie Bobbsey, one of the Bobbsey Twins; twin of sister Flossie


hermioneameliastyles Says:


I love this name. This name would honor two of my favorite things Queen and One Direction. I love that Louis Tomlinson used this name instead of something out there and strange like most celebrities do today. This name would almost be a secret honor to my teenage years.