What does Frank mean?
Frank [frank] as a name for girls (also used more regularly as boys' name Frank) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Frank is "French". Frank is a variant form of Frances (Latin): feminine of Francis.
23 alternative forms via Frances: Fan, Fancy, Fania, Fanny▼, Fanya, Fran, France, Francee, Francey, Franci, Francia, Francie, Frania, Franie, Franka, Franki, Frankie▼, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Franzi and Fronia.Creative forms:
(female) Fiank, Frany, ..
(male) Frafa, Franan, .. Middle name pairings:
Frank Kyra (F.K.), ..
How popular is Frank?
Frank is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2691 out of 4276, Top 63%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#454 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Frank reached its top position of #517 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Fan, Fanny, Fran, France, Frances (#514 from recent data), Francie, Frankie (#992) and Fronia are the prominent variation forms of Frank. Other forms, like Frannie, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Frank was more pronounced in the 1920s (average #1288) and has become significantly reduced since (#1722, down 97.8%), with forms such as Fanny becoming less stylish.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Flana, Franca, Frani and Fraya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Frank.See names in meaning and etymology.