US Popularity:951
Other Origin(s):French, British
Meaning:Free; Frenchman
To be frank is to feel free to express yourself and be upfront in life. The name Frank is of German, English, and French origin and means "free" or "Frenchman," serving as a diminutive of Francis and Franklin. This liberating title may sound a bit formal for baby, but a cute nickname like Frankie makes it ideal for adorable little ones. Frank, with its monosyllabic decisiveness, sounds like its meaning and has a strong, composed vibe to it that baby can grow into over the years. It is also the name of a unique Irish film, directed by the Oscar-nominated Lenny Abrahamson of Normal People and Room fame, starring Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson.

Famous People Named Frank

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Anne Frank
  • Frank Borman
  • Frank Bruno
  • Frank Capra
  • Frank Gore
    Football Player
  • Frank Ocean
  • Frank Sinatra
    Actor, Singer
  • Frank Zappa

Frank Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Frank is currently #1124 on The Bump
Boy:Frank is currently #623 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Frank is currently #951 in U.S. births
Boy:Frank is currently #468 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 28
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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