Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes


Frederica is the feminine form of Frederick which comes from Germanic Friedrich meaning “peaceful ruler” from Germanic elements frid (peace) and ric (ruler, power).

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “peaceful ruler”

Usage: English, Portuguese

Nicknames: Freddy/Freddie, Rica/Rika, Frieda/Freda/Frida



  • Frederika (Dutch, Flemish, Latvian, English)
  • Fredrika (Swedish, Finnish)
  • Fryderyka (Polish)
  • Friðrika (Icelandic)
  • Frederikke (Danish)
  • Frédérique (French)
  • Friederike (German)
  • Federica (Italian)


Male forms:

  • Fredric (English)
  • Frederick (English)
  • Fredrick (English)
  • Friedrich (German)
  • Frédéric (French)
  • Frederic (French, English)
  • Friduric (Ancient Germanic)
  • Frederik (Danish, Dutch)
  • Fredrik (Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish)
  • Frigyes (Hungarian)
  • Friđik (Icelandic)
  • Federico (Spanish, Italian)
  • Federigo (Italian)
  • Fricis (Latvian)
  • Frīdrihs (Latvian)
  • Fryderyk (Polish)
  • Frederico (Portuguese)
  • Friderik (Slovene)
  • Fridericus (Latin)
  • Frederikas (Lithuanian)


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