US Popularity:818
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Free man; Truthful, sincere; Frenchman; Of the Franks
Frankie is a gender-neutral name with Latin and Germanic origin. A derivative of Francesca, Franciscus, or short and sweet Frank, Frankie means "free man," "truthful," and "sincere," and can also mean "French man." Its Germanic roots link it to the ancient tribe of the Franks, named for the specific spear or javelin they used. Frankie is particularly popular in the United States as a catchy twist on the classics. When it’s considered a down-to-earth, friendly name that is popular for babies of all genders, it’s hard to think there’s a better fit out there!

Frankie Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Frankie is currently #853 on The Bump
Boy:Frankie is currently #468 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Frankie is currently #635 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Frankie is currently #818 in U.S. births
Boy:Frankie is currently #1010 in U.S. births
Girl:Frankie is currently #538 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 7
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Francis, December 2022

  • Behind the Name, Frank, December 2022

  • Name Doctor, Frankie

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