Fred Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Fred:
A short form of Alfred (elf counselor) or Frederick (peace ruler), Fred is also commonly bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Fred Armisen, American actor, most famous for his work on Saturday Night Live and Portlandia.
Fred Astaire, American dancer, choreographer and actor.
Fred Gwynne, American actor.
Fred MacMurray, American actor.
Fred Rogers, host of the American television series Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood.
Fred Thompson, American actor and politician.
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Fred Weasley, son of Molly and Arthur Weasley and twin of George Weasley in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series.
Fred Weasley, son of George Weasley and Angelina Weasley (née Johnson) in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series.
Fred Jones Part 2, a song by Ben Folds
Fred Claus, a comedy film which starred Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti.
Fred Flintstone, fictional character from the animated sitcom The Flintstones
Fred Mertz, a fictional character (played by William Frawley) in the 1950s American sitcom I Love Lucy
Fred from the Pixar franchise Cars
Fred Bassett, bassett hound in comic strip by that name by Alex Graham
Fred Figglehorn YouTuber
Fred Jones, Scooby Doo franchise
Fred Dukes, the supervillain Blob from the X-Men comics and movies