[ 2 syll. fred-die, fr-edd-ie ] The baby boy name Freddie is also used as a girl name, but the use for boys is much more common. It is pronounced as FREHD-iy- †. Freddie is used predominantly in the English language, and its origin is Old English and Germanic.
Freddie is a variant of the name Alfred (Dutch, English, French, German, Polish, and Scandinavian).
Freddie is also a diminutive form of the name Frederick (English).
Freddie is also a variant of the name Manfred (Dutch, English, German, and Polish).
Freddie is also a diminutive form of the name Wilfred (English).
Freddie is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1938 with 0.115% of baby boys being given the name Freddie. It ranked at #132 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is currently of very light use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Freddie, Frederick was the most commonly used. In the past century Freddie has mostly been a baby boy name. In 1958, the name Freddie was given to 11 times as many baby boys than girls.
Baby names that sound like Freddie include Freddy, Fredi, Fabert, Farad, Faread, Fareed, Fareid, Farhad, Farhat, Farid, Farideh, Faried, Farod, Faryd, Ferdie, Ferdy, Fordae, Forday, Fordaye, and Forood.
† Pronunciation for Freddie: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Details of famous persons named Freddie:
Actor Freddie Prinze, born Frederick Karl Pruetzel, 22 June 1954 - 29 January 1977, New York, New York.
Actor Freddie (Jr) Prinze, born 8 March 1976, Los Angeles, California.