Frank - boys name

Frank name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Frank name meaning:

The name Frank is derived from the Germanic name, Franko, which means "free man." It is a classic and timeless name that has been in use for centuries. As a boy's name, Frank carries a strong and masculine connotation. It is simple yet impactful, evoking a sense of strength and independence.

People named Frank are often seen as confident and assertive individuals who value honesty and authenticity. They are known for their directness and straightforward nature. Franks tend to have a strong sense of self and are not afraid to express their opinions or stand up for what they believe in.

The name Frank has been popularized through various historical figures, including famous politicians, actors, and writers. Frank Sinatra, for example, was a legendary singer known for his charisma and talent. Overall, the name Frank embodies qualities of strength, freedom, and individuality, making it a timeless choice for a boy's name.

Origin: Latin

Form of Francis. A free man.


Dickens names, Victorian names

Related names

Francis , Chico, Fan, Ferenc, Fereng, Ferike, Ferko, Franc, Franchot, Francisco , Franciska, Francoise, Frank , Frannie, Franny, Franz

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 192 out of 4789

285 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (353)

Historical popularity of Frank

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