I enountered this name in a book I read in fifth grade and loved it at first sight. I had never heard it before. It's so charming, so offbeat, yet so pretty. A Frederica could be a tomboy or a priss. The full name is really old-fashioned and adult-sounding, but it has easily accessable nicknames too. Freddi and Ricki sound good for a tomboy.

Frederica is the feminine form of Frederick.
See Also: Frederick, Friederike

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