Diminutive of Frederick
"peaceful ruler"

Freddy Origin and Meaning

The name Freddy is both a boy's name and a girl's name of German origin meaning "peaceful ruler".
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. It reentered the US Top 1000 in 2015 following a two-year absence from the list. It currently ranks Number 199 in England and Wales.

Freddy Popularity

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Famous People Named Freddy

  • Freddy Fender (born Baldemar Garza Huerta)American country music singer
  • Freddy HeadAmerican jockey
  • Freddy Antonio GarciaVenezuelan baseball pitcher
  • Fredua Koranteng "Freddy" AduGhanaian,American footballer
  • Freddy RodriguezAmerican actor
  • Freddy Cannon (born Frederick Anthony Picariello)American rock singer
  • Freddy MaertensBelgian cyclist
  • Frederick Phillip "Freddy" SanchezAmerican baseball player
  • Freddy Wickhamson of English novelist Madeleine Wickham aka Sophie Kinsella

Freddy in Pop Culture

  • Frederick Charles "Freddy" Kruegervillain in "A Nightmare on Elm Street" series
  • Freddy Rumsencharacter on TV's "Mad Men"
  • Freddy Fazbearcharacter in the video game "Five Nights at Freddy's"
  • Freddy Honeychurchcharacter in E.M. Forster's "A Room with a View"
  • Freddy Quimbycharacter on TV's "The Simpsons"
  • Freddy Calvartbrother of Rosalee Calvert, GRIMM