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Frank

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Origin: Old French
Meaning: Free

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Frank

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Frank in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Frank:

  • Records indicate that 904,555 boys in the United States have been named Frank since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1918, when 17,024 people in the U.S. were given the name Frank. Those people are now 101 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


     

    Comments about the name Frank

    88% Approval Rating
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      7 Positive Comments

  • "Frank is a very cool name. Unfortunately, I'm called Frank but I'm not cool." Jan. 25, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a famous Frank and I will keep the name ! It means "hONEST ". '" Dec. 24, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love it. I was born in the 50's and not many guys named Frank. So everywhere I work people just say, "ask Frank" or "Go see Frank". It is a strong easy masculine name and I can't imagine myself named anything else. This name will come back soon." Nov. 21, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "I used to hate that name, but it's actually pretty nice. Of course easy to spell and not too popular." Jul. 5, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "hehehe... the funny thing about my name "Frank" is that you can guy a name called Frank in every single US movie!" Jan. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yes, my name is Frank. I like it and I like it when the girls call me Frankie. We have a mixture of Latinos where I work and they call me "Fanco". It's a cool name." Jun. 16, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Yes, it's my name. I really dislike it, though, when people say 'Franky'. How childish." Jul. 24, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "i think frank is a silly name. it reminds me of a frankfurter or a sausage. i have an uncle named "Frank Dale McGinnis" that visits frequently and the name is just silly lol" Feb. 20, 2011: Report as inappropriate

      7 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Nicholas my middle name is Frank which I've always gone by. I'm glad because I do not like Nicholas. Frank is a good middle of the road name" Mar. 28, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Frank and I LOVE it...always have, always will...so much that I named my son Frank, with a different middle name...I'm glad it's not too common now...another reason I love it!" Feb. 21, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Frank, middle name James and I was named after my Grandfather, born in 1916 when the name was at it's height. I went by "Jim", "Jimmy" as a young boy as Frank sounded too old. When I got into High School I started going by Frank when I played football and aquired the nick name "Frank the Tank" (not because I'm fat, but because I'm big and strong and ran over people in football, thus "TANK"). I loved it. I've also been called Franco. My long time grade school friends and family still call me "Jim", but all my High School friends and college friends call me Frank. I like having a name that isn't so common. And all my friends and little neices and nephew get a kick out of associating me with the combine "FRANK" in the animated movie "Cars".." May. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "The eighth most unpopular male name in the United Kingdom behind Harold in fourth place and Ernest in fifth place but ahead of Leonard in 10th place and Arthur in 12th place while on the female endangered list Gertrude, Edna, Ethel, Norah, Mabel, Margaret, Annie, and Florence lie in first, second, third, sixth, 10th, 13th, 17th, and 20th positions respectively." Dec. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Along with Harry and Albert, this probably sounds like a corrupt New York businessman of Italian, Irish, or Jewish descent, and also like a New York Italian gangster. Frank Sinatra's career suffered for a while because of his links to the Mafia, but he overcame the worst to become one of the top showbiz names with his famous song 'New York, New York'." Jun. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Like Harry, John, William, and Robert (or even girls' names like Edith, Alice, Emma, Florence, Helen, Katherine), this was among the top 10 names for babies born in the United States in the 1870s. It gradually declined in the 20th century, despite the fame and wealth of singer Frank Sinatra in recent decades, and is considered to be rather unfashionable at the present time. Yet I suppose this could one day make a comeback - whereas Franklin (as in Franklin D. Roosevelt) is one of those names which appears to be stuck in limbo for eternity." Feb. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Frank also, and people call me frankie it's annoying" Nov. 14, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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