Meanings according to the region:
problems. If the full name
is abandon in early
childhood, substituted by Fred, there is hope
the guy will turn out ok. In such cases, the person will hide
his ID, birth certificate or any other documentation that shows his full name
even if that implies not getting into bars nor going to parties.
2. Latin America: A guy with a snob mother that thinks the Spanish version
of the name
(Federico) is not good
enough for his precious son. Typically mamasboys
, Frederics are never
invited to hang out with the cool
kids, have difficulty having girlfriends
and tend to spend their time day-dreaming about leaving their mother’s
basements to live on their own.
3. Central Europe (France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, North Italy and some parts of Spain): Typically spell as Frédéric, it refers
to a geeky
-ish guy who loves
mountain bike, its crazy about computer
games and always wanted to have his own Heavy Metal Band. In this
region, Frédéric is one of the most common names you can find, particularly
between those born ca. 1970-1990. Be careful to call the name out loud in the subway or any other public place since
you may find out that 80% of the male population, and more than one girl, will answer
1. His hair is as disgusting as a Frederic.
2. Don’t invite him to the party he is a Frederic.
3. Here, flies
are as common as a Frederic.