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The name Fred is a diminutive form of Frederick.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Fred has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Fred
Use of the Name Fred for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
340,627 58,471 8,096 1,662 525 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Fred has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Fred last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 2002, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Fred
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880151,5696029
1881151,4175979
1882151,6416489
1883151,50262810
1884151,63870010
1885141,5628138
1886151,5997959
1887151,45571111
1888151,66567315
1889151,55469814
1890151,50774014
1891151,36276513
1892151,62884013
1893151,494  
1894151,475  
1895151,48382915
1896161,39385115
1897161,30187614
1898151,447  
1899161,183  
1900171,648  
1901181,13389514
1902181,286  
1903181,201  
1904181,223  
1905181,285  
1906201,192  
1907191,368  
1908201,381  
1909221,354  
1910221,584  
1911221,806  
1912263,099  
1913273,623  
1914284,437  
1915265,772  
1916295,748  
1917295,981  
1918336,19599053
1919306,09793557
1920336,309  
1921346,485  
1922336,228  
1923316,331  
1924326,541  
1925336,175  
1926316,454  
1927356,311  
1928366,00593963
1929345,85898754
1930326,026  
1931335,702  
1932335,508  
1933345,265  
1934335,453  
1935345,488  
1936365,595  
1937355,740  
1938385,759  
1939405,535  
1940405,582  
1941435,609  
1942456,101  
1943456,151  
1944475,542  
1945515,110  
1946515,990  
1947566,358  
1948665,351  
1949724,701  
1950834,192  
1951873,975  
1952903,972  
1953923,769  
1954933,697  
1955993,490  
19561023,562  
19571033,648  
19581153,509  
19591123,574  
19601173,392  
19611243,086  
19621262,849  
19631352,526  
19641332,457  
19651412,150  
19661511,878  
19671601,691  
19681721,569  
19691771,572  
19701831,501  
19711941,280  
19722141,039  
19732151,021  
1974232891  
1975246842  
1976248797  
1977265745  
1978278693  
1979315613  
1980325581  
1981330580  
1982340552  
1983338546  
1984384450  
1985388460  
1986408442  
1987455380  
1988455391  
1989462416  
1990499383  
1991517370  
1992573315  
1993583312  
1994652256  
1995673244  
1996649256  
1997715221  
1998745216  
1999780200  
2000959157  
2001872182  
2002876186  
Totals:  340,627 429

During the last 125 years, parents have used Fred as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Fred appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 123 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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