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Frankie (boy)

What does Frankie mean?

Frankie Pronunciation of Frankie [frankie] as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Frankie) is of Latin and Old German derivation, and the meaning of Frankie is "frenchman". Frankie is a version of Francis (Latin). Frankie is also a derivative of Frank (Old German).


Frankie has 3 variants: Franco, Franko and Franky.

18 more related forms via Francis, Frank: Ffransis, Fran, Franc, Franche, Franck, Francke, Francois, Franio, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi and Franzin.

Creative forms:
(male) Frickie, ..


Middle name pairings:
Frankie Immanuel (F.I.), ..

How popular is Frankie?

Frankie is a very popular first name for men (#444 out of 1220, Top 36%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#46000 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Frankie was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #267 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is at #992 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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 its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Frankie (#992 a year ago) listed in the Top 2000 are Francis (#482 a year ago), Franco (#878), Francois, Frank (#355), Franky, Frantz and Franz. Other variants, like Franzel, are seldom used. These relations of Frankie were at the peak of their popularity in the 1880s (average #1445) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1338, 97%), with versions like Francis becoming less trendy. Frank has historically been the top pick of parents, though Franco has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frankie, Francis, Franco, Francois, Frank in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Franky, Frantz, Franz in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnie, Bradie, Bradlie, Braidie, Branlie, Brantlie (see Brand), Braulie (see Brawley), Brawlie, Braydie, Brookie (see Brooks), Canbie, Craigie, Dandie, Danie, Dannie, Ernie, Falke, Fane, Farlie, Fawke (see Fulk), Finlie, Finnlie, Fonsie, Fonzie, Fraenir, Fraine, Francklin (see Franklin), Franklin, Franklinn (see Franklin), Franklyn, Frasier, Frayne, Frazier, Freddie, Jackie, Jakie, Lannie, Mackie, Mannie, Randie, Sandie, Tandie, Tannie, Thandie and Zackie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Frankie.

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