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Frankie

What does Frankie mean?

Frankie Pronunciation of Frankie [frankie] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Frankie). Pet form of Frances, Francesca or Francine. It is most famous as the name of the heroine of "The Ballad of Frankie and Johnny".

Associated with: heroine.

Variations

29 alternative forms via Frances, Francesca, Francine: Fancie, Fania, Fannie, Fran, Franca, France, Francee, Franceen, Francene, Francey, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francille, Francina, Francine, Francoise, Francyne, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Franki, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Franzi and Fronia.

1 masculine form: Frank.

Creative forms:
(female) Fanie, ..

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Frankie Alyvia (F.A.), ..

How popular is Frankie?

Frankie is a very prominent first name for females (#570 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#46000 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Frankie reached its peak position of #263 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is currently at #992. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frankie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frankie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Frankie (#992 last year) rated in the Top 2000 are Francesca (#428 last year), Frances (#514), Francine, Frank, Fronia, Francina, Francie, France, Francene, Fannie and Fran. Other forms, like Franzi, are uncommon. These relations of Frankie reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1920-1929 (adoption of 1.89%) and are now significantly less widespread (adoption 0.08%, down 96%), with versions such as Fannie falling out of fashion. Francesca is the most chic girl name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frankie, Fannie, Fran, France, Francene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frances, Francesca, Francie, Francina, Francine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frank, Fronia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frankie, Francesca outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Amandie, Araxie, Arianie, Aryanie, Bradie, Brandie, Branndie (see Brandy), Brendie, Brenie, Bronnie, Brookie, Candie, Danie, Elanie, Evannie, Fannee, Fanni, Fannia, Fantine, Fernlie (see Fernley), Flavie, Fortnie, Frani, Frannee (see Fran), Frayde, Freddie, Fredie, Fritzie, Gracie, Hannie, Jackie, Janie, Jannie, Jeanie, Jeannie, Joanie, Kandie, Lanie, Lannie, Luannie, Malkie, Mandie, Markie, Nancie, Nannie, Oralie, Ouranie, Pansie, Phanie, Prairie, Randie, Sandie, Sannie, Shandie, Shanie, Swannie, Tandie, Thandie, Tracie, Vangie, Vannie, Wandie, Yancie, Zandie and Zannie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Frankie.

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