Gender: Male Origin of Friedrich: German variation of Frederick Meaning of Frederick: German, "peaceful ruler"

The name Friedrich is a boy's name of German origin. Friedrich and is often added to lists like Prince Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

One of the most familiar German names, with an upright Prussian image. Friedrich might just have been out for long enough to start coming back in.

16 names similar to Friedrich

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Friedrich. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Friedrich, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Friedrich using our baby name generator.


Friedrich is #3022 on Nameberry

- this week

Famous People Named Friedrich

Pop Culture References for the name Friedrich


Wolfgang Says:


The name of MANY famous engineers, philosophers, chemists, and kings!