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What does Frannie mean?

Frannie Pronunciation of Frannie [fran-nie] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Frannie) has its root in Latin, and Frannie means "frenchman". Frannie is an alternate spelling of Francis (Latin).


Frannie has 1 variant: Franio.

17 more different relations via Francis: Ffransis, Fran, Franche, Franco, Francois, Frank, Frankie, Franko, Frann, Frans, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi and Franzin.

Creative forms:
(male) Farnie, Frenie, ..

(female) Franne, Franney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Frannie Finnley (F.F.), ..

How popular is Frannie?

Frannie is an unusual given name for males. Frannie is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Frank (#355 the previous year), Francis (#482), Franco (#878), Frankie (#992), Franz, Frantz and Francois are the popular related forms of Frannie (not ranked). Other variants, like Franzin, are seldom used. These forms of Frannie reached the height of their popularity in the 1880s (median #1366) and are now significantly less widespread (#1243, down 97%). Frank has historically been the top pick of parents, although Franco appears to be becoming a favorite too, while versions such as Frank used to be popular. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Recommended names are Arnie, Barnie, Bennie, Bradie, Bradlie, Braidie, Branlie, Brantlie (see Brand), Braulie (see Brawley), Brawlie, Braydie, Canbie, Connie, Craigie, Dabnie (see Dabney), Dandie, Danie, Dannie, Dennie, Donnie, Ernie, Fafnir, Faine, Fane, Farlie, Finlie, Finnlie, Flann, Flannan, Fonsie, Fonzie, Fraener, Fraenir, Fraine, Franc, Franck, Francke, Franklin, Franky, Frasier, Frayn, Frayne, Frazier, Freddie, Freyne, Glennie, Johnnie, Jonnie, Kennie, Lannie, Lennie, Linnie, Lonnie, Mannie, Randie, Rennie, Ronnie, Sandie, Shawnie, Sonnie, Sunnie, Tandie, Tannie, Thandie and Vinnie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Frannie.

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