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Friedrich Meaning


What does Friedrich mean?

The name Friedrich is of German origin.

The meaning of Friedrich is "peaceful ruler".

Friedrich is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Frie-drich.

The Given Name Friedrich

Friedrich is a form of Frederick. See Frederick for further details.

Stylish and sophisticated, it is a name considered by many parents.

Chic yet memorable, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Friedrich is unique yet compelling due to its attractive and enchanting nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Friedrich Bergius, Friedrich Bhaer, and Friedrich Ebert.

Friedrich Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 5,348 in baby name popularity for boys with 17 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 6,124 in baby name popularity for boys with 14 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Friedrich Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Friedrich has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Friedrich to other names.

Friedrich Related Names

Friedrich is a form of Frederick.

Friedrich has the diminutive (nickname) Fritz.

Famous Friedrichs

  • Friedrich Bergius ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1931
  • Friedrich Bhaer ~ Little Women character
  • Friedrich Ebert ~ German President (1919-1925), German Chancellor (1918-1919)
  • Friedrich Hayek ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1974
  • Friedrich I ~ Austrian Ruler (1195-1198)
  • Friedrich I Barbarossa ~ German King (1152-1190)
  • Friedrich I the Fair ~ Austrian Ruler (1308-1330)
  • Friedrich II ~ German King (1212-1250), Austrian Ruler (1339-1344)
  • Friedrich II the Quarrelsome ~ Austrian Ruler (1230-1246)
  • Friedrich III the Peaceful ~ German King (1440-1493), Austrian Ruler (1457-1493)
  • Friedrich Schiller ~ Writer

Friedrich Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Friedrich.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Friedrich Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Friedrich in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Friedrich.

Just for fun, see the name Friedrich in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Friedrich in Nautical Flags page.