Dictionary of Medieval Names
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Frederick m. Old High German fridu, Old Saxon frithu 'peace' + Old High German rih 'ruler'.

The name of a 12th C Holy Roman Emperor, a 13th C Holy Roman Emperor, 13th-14th C king of the Romans, a 15th C Holy Roman Emperor, two 16th C kings of Denmark and Norway, and a 16th C king of Naples.

Austria
Latin
942 Fridurici (gen) UrkStyria 22; c1050 Fridarih (nom) ibid. 58; c1066 Fridarich (nom) ibid. 68; c1100 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 89; c1120 Friderich (nom) ibid. 105; 1124 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 110; c1125 Fridarich (nom) ibid. 115, Fridarici (gen) ibid. 115; c1128 Fiderich (nom) ibid. 120, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 120; 1237 Friderico (abl) hennes-vol1 96, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 96; 1239 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 100; 1277 Friderico (abl) FRA-XXXL 355
Belgium
Latin
1106 Frederico (abl) CartStBert 2; 1253 Frederico (abl) hennes-vol1 149
Dutch
1597x1598 Frederic BoonenGes p. 328, Frederick ibid. p. 329
Czech Republic
Latin
1314 Fridricus (nom) Rössler1 6; 1343 Friderico (abl) Rössler2 381, p. 172, Fridericum (acc) ibid. 381, p. 173, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 381, p. 172, Fridrici (gen) ibid. 381, p. 172, Fridricum (acc) ibid. 381, p. 172, Fridricus (nom) ibid. 381, p. 172; 1349 Bedrzich (nom) chlumecky 62, Bedrzichoni (dat) ibid. 16; 1350 Fridrico (abl) ibid. 199; 1353 Beddrzich (nom) ibid. 85, Bedrzich (nom) ibid. 133, Bedrzichoni (dat) ibid. 145; 1354 Fridricus (nom) ibid. 54, Fritrico (dat) ibid. 62; 1355 Frytricus (nom) ibid. 79
1343 Friczko (nom) Rössler2 10, p. 8, Friczkone (nom) ibid. 10, p. 9, Fridlinus (nom) ibid. 44, p. 25; 1354 Fridlinus (nom) Rössler1 56
Middle High German
1318 Frize (nom) Rössler1 45; c1331 Fridel (nom) ibid. 35; 1354 Fridel (nom) ibid. 77; 1370 Fridel (nom) ibid. 62; 1373 Friz (nom) ibid. 102; 1390 Fridel (nom) ibid. 119
Denmark
Danish
1581 Frederich KD-1 no. 362
1581 Fridtzsch KD-1 no. 362
England
Dutch
1581 Frederick AuFr Diericks
Early Modern English
1586 Frederick DEmar-vol2 p. 13
Estonia
Middle Low German
1385 Vrederik BbRT p. 338; 1412 Vrederik ibid. p. 346; 1416 Vrederik ibid. p. 347; 1434 Vrederik ibid. p. 356; 1435 Frederik ibid. p. 358; 1437 Frederik ibid. p. 361, Frederyck ibid. p. 360
France
Latin
1047 Frederici (gen) CartNDSaintes II; 1121 Fridericus (nom) CartNDJosaphat X; 1135 Fredericus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 7; 1136 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 8; 1138x62 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 83, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 84; 1147 Frederici (gen) ibid. 19, Fredericus (nom) ibid. 14; 1159 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 37; 1162 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 40; 1163 Frederici (gen) ibid. 99; 1179 Frederici (gen) ibid. 175, Fredericus (nom) ibid. 175; 1180 Frederici (gen) RotScaNor p. 10; 1345 Fridrici (gen) CDEM-7.2 621, Fridrico (dat) ibid. 621; 1378 Frederici (gen) hanquetvol1 1264, Fredericus (nom) ibid. 1871
1345 Fridlini (gen) CDEM-7.2 613
Old French
1313 Frederic Paris1313 p. 5
Germany
Latin
814 Friderici (gen) quix-vol1 86; 822x875 Frederico (abl) TradCorb §218, Fredericus (nom) ibid. §40; 937 Friderici (gen) HambUrk-vol1 XXXI; 1103 Fridericus (nom) quix-vol1 62; 1130 Friderico (abl) ibid. 63; 1137 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 102; 1142 Friderico (abl) mairhofer II, Fridericus (nom) ibid. XIII, Fridrich (nom) ibid. I; 1145 Fridericus (nom) ibid. XIX; 1147 Fridericus (nom) ibid. XXII; 1149 Friderici (gen) ibid. XXXIII, Fridericus (nom) ibid. XXXIII; 1151 Fridericus (nom) ibid. XXXIX; 1153 Friderico (abl) quix-vol1 30; 1155x1190 Friderici (gen) ibid. 52, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 52; 1165 Friderici (gen) ibid. 31, Friderico (abl) ibid. 31, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 31, Fritherico (abl) ibid. 93; 1166 Frederici (gen) ibid. 51, Frederico (abl) ibid. 51, Fredericus (nom) ibid. 51; 1168 Friderici (gen) ibid. 65, Friderico (abl) ibid. 65; 1173 Friderico (abl) ibid. 81; 1174 Friderici (gen) ibid. 32, Friderico (abl) ibid. 32, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 32; 1180 Friderico (abl) ibid. 34, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 34; 1185 Friderico (abl) ibid. 37; 1186 Frederico (abl) quix-vol2 123; 1200 Fridericus (nom) hennes-vol1 5; 1202 Friderici (gen) ibid. 6, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 6; 1207 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 8, Fridhericus (nom) ibid. 8; 1213 Friderico (abl) ibid. 14, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 14; 1214 Friderici (gen) ibid. 15, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 15; 1214x15 Friderico (abl) ibid. 19, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 19; 1215 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 18, Friderici (gen) ibid. 18, quix-vol2 126, Friderico (abl) hennes-vol1 18, quix-vol2 126, Fridericus (nom) hennes-vol1 17, quix-vol2 126; 1216 Friderico (abl) hennes-vol1 26, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 20; 1217 Frederico (abl) ibid. 28, Fredericus (nom) ibid. 28, Fridericus (nom) quix-vol1 71; 1218 Friderici (gen) hennes-vol1 32, quix-vol2 127, Friderico (abl) hennes-vol1 31, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 30; 1219 Friderici (gen) ibid. 36, Friderico (abl) ibid. 36, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 36; 1220 Friderici (gen) ibid. 44, Friderico (abl) ibid. 44, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 44, quix-vol2 129; 1221 Frederici (gen) ibid. 130, Friderici (gen) hennes-vol1 55, Friderico (abl) ibid. 55, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 54; 1222 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 62; 1223 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 64; 1225 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 68; 1229 Friderico (abl) CDL-1.1.1 X, Fridericus (nom) ibid. X; 1234 Fridericus (nom) hennes-vol1 89; 1236 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 94, Frithericus (nom) ibid. 94; 1249 Friderici (gen) ibid. 134, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 134; 1253 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 147; 1255 Friderico (abl) ibid. 156; 1256 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 159; 1259 Fredericus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXXI, Fridericus (nom) ibid. XXXI; 1260 Fridericus (nom) hennes-vol1 190; 1281 Fridericus (nom) UrkHeil1 31a; 1322 Friderici (gen) SMM p. 159, Fridericus (nom) ibid. p. 159; 1341 Friderici (gen) ibid. p. 165; 1394 Friderici (gen) ibid. p. 178; 1401 friderici (gen) HD1401 no. 101, friderico (dat) ibid. no. 12; 1408 Frederici (gen) UrkJen2 10, Friderici (gen) mairhofer DCLXXXIV; 1415 Friderico (abl) ibid. DCC, Fridericus (nom) ibid. DCXCIX; 1425 Friderici (gen) ibid. DCCXXI, Friderico (dat) ibid. DCCXXI, Fridericus (nom) ibid. DCCXXI; 1428 Friderico (abl) ibid. DCCXXVIII, Fridericum (acc) ibid. DCCXXVIII; 1429 Friderici (gen) ibid. DCCXXIX, Friderico (abl) ibid. DCCXXIX, Fridericum (acc) ibid. DCCXXIX
1394 Friczonis (gen) SMM p. 170; 1408 Friczsche (nom) UrkJen2 9
Middle High German
1293 Fridriches (gen) UrkWitt-II 189
Early New High German
1403 Fridreichs (gen) mairhofer DCLXXIV; 1406 Friderich (nom) UrkJen2 1; 1407 Fridreich (nom) mairhofer DCLXXXI; 1408 Frederich (nom) UrkJen2 10; 1409 Fridreich (nom) mairhofer DCLXXXVI; 1411 Fridreich (nom) ibid. DCXCII; 1419 Fridreich (nom) ibid. DCCX, Fridreichs (gen) ibid. DCCIX; 1426 Fridreich (nom) ibid. DCCXXIV; 1427 Fridreich (nom) ibid. DCCXXV; 1429 Fridreich (nom) ibid. DCCXXXIII
1401 Frik (nom) UrkKH-2 908, Friken (dat) ibid. 908; 1402 Friken (dat) ibid. 911; 1407 Fritz (nom) mairhofer DCLXXXII; 1410 Fritz (nom) ibid. DCXCI; 1420 Fritz (nom) UrkRott-1 855, Fritzen (gen) ibid. 855, Frütz (nom) ibid. 855; 1497 Fricz Nurn1497 2636, Frietz ibid. 1797, Fritz ibid. p. 1
Hungary
Latin
1317 Friderici (gen) CDH-VIII-II XIII
Italy
Latin
970 Fridarico (abl) UrkStyria 25; 973 Friderico (dat) ibid. 26; 1164 Frederico (abl) SDE3 I; 1189 Frederici (gen) ChStBo1 I; 1220 Fridericum (abl) hennes-vol1 46; 1224 Friderici (gen) ibid. 65, Friderico (abl) ibid. 65, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 65; 1226 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 70, Friderici (gen) ibid. 70, Friderico (abl) ibid. 70; 1230 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 78; 1236 Federicum (acc) TirNot1 13; 1237 Friderici (gen) ibid. 578, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 587; 1243 Fridericus (nom) hennes-vol1 110; 1245 Friderici (gen) ibid. 120, Friderico (abl) ibid. 120, Fridericus (nom) ibid. 120; 1261 Fridericus (nom) FRA-XXXL 209; 1265x1339 Federici (gen) BBC-Berg 29, Frederici (gen) ibid. 181; 1282 Fredericus (nom) ibid. p. XLVIII, Fredrericus (nom) ibid. p. XLVII; 1286 Fredericus (nom) ibid. p. XLIII; 1297 Federicus (nom) ibid. p. XLV; 1326 Federici (gen) Friuli-14thC no. 434, Federico (abl) ibid. no. 427, Federicum (acc) ibid. no. 443; 1327 Federico (abl) ibid. no. 449; 1348 Frederici (gen) INP 33; 1376 Fredericho (abl) DouGen1 p. 27, Frederici (gen) ibid. p. 246; 1478 Federico (nom) RCCaetani6 2720; 1490 Federicus (nom) VitAs2 III; 1491 Fredericus (nom) CatTir1 117; 1522x1532 Federicus (nom) DSF p. 58, 37
1326 Fedregino (dat) Friuli-14thC no. 421; 1348 Freda (nom) INP 29
Italian
1513x1521 Federicho LeoX p. 15
Latvia
Latin
1286 Fredericus (nom) RigSB 383; 1288 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 386; 1289 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 389; 1291 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 391; 1292 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 393; 1293 Frederico (dat) ibid. 38, Fredericus (nom) ibid. 397; 1296 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 398; 1297 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 399; 1298 Fredericus (nom) ibid. 400
Middle Low German
1503 Friedrich Mettig1892 p. 8; 1505 Frederick ibid. p. 8; 1565x1577 Frederich Arbusow p. 97
The Netherlands
Latin
1349 fridericus (nom) GesOIJ-1 p. 301
Poland
Latin
1232 Fridericus (nom) hennes-vol1 87; 1251 Fridericus (nom) ibid. 141
Middle High German
1332 Fridel SBGlatzer p. 2, Fridels (gen) ibid. p. 2
Sweden
Latin
1251 Fridericus (nom) CDL-1.1.1 XXII; 1411 Frederici (gen) SDHK no. 17654
Switzerland
Latin
1154 Friderico (abl) CartHaut 5; 1155 Friderico (abl) ibid. 6; 1157 Frederico (abl) ibid. 7; 1162 Frederico (abl) ibid. 12; 1165 Friderico (abl) ibid. 16; 1326 Federicus (nom) Friuli-14thC no. 429
Cite as: R. Le Get, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Frederick". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Frederick.