Frankie - boys name

Frankie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Frankie name meaning:

The name Frankie is a unisex name of English origin, predominantly known as a diminutive of the name Frances or Francis. As a girl's name, Frankie carries the meaning of "free one" or "one who is from France." It is derived from the Latin name Franciscus, which means "Frenchman" or "free man." The name Frankie has gained popularity as a standalone name for girls in recent years and is often associated with qualities such as independence, strength, and a modern, gender-neutral appeal.

Parents who choose the name Frankie for their daughters often do so to break traditional gender norms and embrace a more unisex or gender-neutral approach to naming. The name Frankie exudes a sense of individuality and uniqueness, as it is less commonly used for girls compared to traditional feminine names. Ultimately, the meaning of the name Frankie can be interpreted as a representation of freedom, independence, and a departure from societal expectations regarding gender norms in naming conventions.

Origin: English

Modern variants of Frances meaning from France or free one.


Unisex names

Related names

Frances , Fan, Fanceen, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, France, Francena, Francene, Francesca , Franci, Francia, Francie , Francille, Francina, Francine , Franciszka, Franki , Frankie , Frannie, Franny

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 65 out of 4789

920 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • England (63)
  • Wales (78)
  • Scotland (108)

Historical popularity of Frankie

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