[ syll. frie-de-man(n), fr-iedema-nn ] The baby boy name Friedemann is pronounced as FRIY-D-MAHN- †. Friedemann is used predominantly in German and its origin is Germanic. It is derived from the words 'fridu' which means peace, protection, safety ; 'man'. The name evolved from the pet form of other names beginning with the element 'Fried-', such as Friedrich. The ending element was common in diminutive German names. The name was borne by composer Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710-1784), son of Johann Sebastian Bach. The name is common among Jews as a form of the name Shlomo.
Friedemann is not commonly used as a baby boy name. It is listed outside of the top 1000.
† approx English pronunciation for Friedemann: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"