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What does Franko mean?

Franko Pronunciation of Franko [franko] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and the name Franko means "frenchman". Franko is an alternate spelling of Francis (Latin).


Franko has 2 variants: Franco and Frankie.

17 more different relations via Francis: Fran, Franche, Franchot, Francois, Franio, Frank, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi, Franzin and Frasco.

Creative forms:
(male) Fanko, Fraing, ..

(female) Frankota, ..

Middle name pairings:
Franko Lonnie (F.L.), ..

How popular is Franko?

Franko is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#13421 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Frank (#355 a year ago), Francis (#482), Franco (#878), Frankie (#992), Franz, Frantz and Francois are the popular alternative forms of Franko (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Franchot, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Franko reached its apex during 1880-1889 (adoption of 3.1%) and is now much diminished (adoption 0.1%, down 97%). Frank is more ubiquitous than the rest, although Franco seems to be becoming a favorite too, while versions such as Francis are now less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Franko is alike in pronunciation to Franky. Other recommended names are Brando, Branko, Bronko, Danko, Darko, Fabio, Falco, Falk, Falke, Fane, Farand, Fargo, Faro, Favio, Fawke (see Fulk), Fernando, Flann, Flavio, Fonso, Fonzo, Fraener, Fraenir, Fraine, Franc, Franck, Francke, Franklin, Franklyn, Fraser, Frayn, Frayne, Frazer, Frean, Fredo, Fredro, French, Frick, Frido, Frisco, Hako, Jacko, Janko, Lacko, Marko and Vanko. These names tend to be more commonly used than Franko.

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