What secrets hide behind “Fred” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Fred” is of German and Welsh origin. It’s a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Derf.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Ferd.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Fred’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Fred is a name that suggests you give up what you want so other people can have what they need. Like a six-sided cube, your personality is steady and balanced. You are very creative and artistically oriented but also willing to take action to accomplish your goals. Often you volunteer to work on civic projects and make your fair share of responsibility. Others seek your advice because you carefully listen to their problems.
Your heart’s desire is an adventure! Freedom is essential to your happiness. Traveling, meeting new friends, and getting new experience can add variety to your life. You are no stranger to change – you embrace it. Your sharp mind makes you curious about many things. You may find it difficult to commit. You want to jump from one project to another.
When people hear the name Fred, they perceive you as someone who is dignified, well-dressed, outstanding, self-sufficient, and impressive. You come off as someone who is not a push-over. The use of bright and cheerful colors may be your fashion style. People recognize you as being a pioneer with your ideas of how to do things. Try not to appear as being too aggressive and intimidating to others.
You are a nurturing person – a good host, responsible, generous, and very easy to get along with others. You thrive at helping and taking other people’s pain. Try not to meddle with the affairs of others especially if you’re not welcome. Don’t let the problems of other people drag you down.
Your most likely vocation: teacher, philosopher, educator, religious zealot, scientist, minister, instructor, writer, producer of luxury and beauty goods, manager of restaurant, irrigationist, horticulturist, zoologist, shipping magnate.
Lucky colors: All varieties of blue except the very bright blues
Lucky gem(s): Emerald, turquoise
Lucky day(s): Sunday, Monday, and Friday
Lucky botanicals: Verbena, dog rose, violets, walnuts, all types of beans, apricot, almonds
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“Fred” is not a popular baby boy’s name in Mississippi as reported in the 1973 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 15 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1973. A total of 1,035 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1924 with a total of 6,533 babies. That’s a lot of baby Freds.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Fred” was recorded 345,023 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Freds to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 340,566.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 1,578 newborn babies. It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #15 nationwide and was registered 1,569 times as a baby boy’s name. Fred became a popular boy’s name in the state of Alaska in the year 1924. It ranked #6 with 13 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1926 in the state of New York with 640 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of New Jersey for 55 years from 1910 to 1965 (may not be consecutive).
For the past seven decades (1949 to 2018), the name “Fred” was recorded 85,263 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Fred, are you proud of your name? Let’s put that to the ultimate test! Share this page on your social media of choice. Don’t forget to tag your friends. It’s okay to brag about something once in a while.