Frank

Frank - A very unique male name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Frank, meaning Frenchman or free man, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #8. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Frank and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Frank? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Frank. The baby boy name Frank was given to 944 baby boys in 2012, ranking #321 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,738 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Frank peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 8.



Famous with this name

Frank Oz
Frank Welker
Frank Grillo


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Frank is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Frank is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #152 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #738.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Frank is where you live.


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Frank origin and meaning

Frank is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means Frenchman or free man. To see famous people named Frank, pop culture references for the name Frank and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Frank

We've found the following names that sound similar to Frank, sorted by popularity.

Francis / Franklin / Francisco / Frankie / Francesco / Franco / Franklyn / Fransisco / Frances / Franky /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012321
2011309
2010303
2009290
2008280
2007263
2006247
2005230
2004232
2003231
2002216
2001213
2000210
1999187
1998178
1997168
1996162
1995155
1994141
1993134
1992125
1991116
1990109
1989109
198899
198797
198691
198590
198486
198386
198282
198183
198081
197978
197877
197771
197668
197566
197466
197361
197256
197154
197048
196947
196849
196745
196643
196543
196441
196341
196242
196141
196040
195942
195838
195738
195638
195534
195436
195333
195232
195131
195029
194927
194825
194723
194622
194521
194421
194321
194221
194121
194020
193920
193818
193718
193616
193516
193416
193316
193215
193116
193013
192912
192812
192712
192612
192512
192412
192311
192210
19219
19209
19199
19189
19179
19169
19159
19149
19139
19129
19118
19108

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut152
New Jersey168
Rhode Island177
New York189
Pennsylvania249
Florida260
California269
Massachusetts279
Illinois300
New Mexico301
Hawaii316
Virginia317
Louisiana322
Minnesota343
Ohio347
Arizona348
West Virginia350
Texas354
Missouri363
Kentucky383
Georgia385
Maryland399
Iowa399
Tennessee404
Indiana405
Alabama410
Nevada417
Kansas443
Colorado474
Mississippi504
Michigan517
Wisconsin517
Washington551
North Carolina573
Utah635
Oregon655
South Carolina738

Even more about Frank


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Frank a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Frank?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Frank
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,738
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +944

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