Diminutive of Frances
"from France; free man"

Frankie Origin and Meaning

The name Frankie is a girl's name meaning "from France; free man".

Vintage nickname name, with a down-to-earth country feel. This renewed interest placed Frankie back in the US Top 1000 in 2015 after a 41-year hiatus. For girls, it's a popular choice in England and Wales, Australia, and New Zealand. Drew Barrymore, who helped popularize and glamorize boyish names for girls, has a daughter named Frankie. On TV's Better Things, Pamela Adlon's middle daughter is named Frankie (sister to Max and Duke, both girls).

# 545 in the US

Frankie Rank in US Top 1000

# 526 on Nameberry

Frankie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Frankie Popularity

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Famous People Named Frankie

  • Frankie AbernathyAmerican reality TV personality ("The Real World: San Diego")
  • Frankie BrownScottish football player
  • Francine "Frankie" Vallidaughter of singer Frankie Valli
  • FrankieMinh Farrow, daughter of actress Mia Farrow
  • FrankieJean Mary Sixx (b. 2000), daughter of singer Nikki Sixx and model/actress Donna D'Errico
  • Frances Pen "Frankie" Benioffdaughter of actress Amanda Peet
  • Frankie Louise Thurstondaughter of rugby league player Jonathan Thurston
  • Frankie Jean O'Sullivan (b. 2010)daughter of actress Bridget Regan and Eamon O'Sullivan
  • Frankie Barrymore Kopelman (b. 2014)daughter of actress Drew Barrymore and Chanel heir Will Kopelman
  • Frankie Edgar (b. 2015)daughter of singer Nikkie Leonti of Nikki & Rich and Ryan Edgar
  • Frankie Afifi (b. 2016)daughter of actress Sarah Chalke and Jamie Afifi
  • Frankie Jane Clark (b.2019)daughter of instagrammer Amber Fillerup Clark.
  • Frankie AdamsNew Zealand,Samoan actress
  • Frankie ShawAmerican actress
  • Frankie Fine (b. 2019)daughter of singer Cassie and Alex Fine

Frankie in Pop Culture

  • Frankie Hughescharacter in 2018 film Benji
  • Francesca "Frankie" Doylemain character on TV's "Wentworth"
  • Francesca "Frankie" Alanmain character on TV's "Lip Service"
  • Frankiemain character in film Dream for an Insomniac
  • Frankie Paigecharacter in film "Stigmata"
  • Frances "Frankie" Almond Smithcharacter in movie "The Hole"
  • Frankie Steindaughter of Frankenstein in "Monster High" show and series
  • Francesca "Frankie" Suttonfrom the movie "Set It Off"
  • Frances "Frankie" Heck from the TV show "The Middle"
  • Francesca "Frankie" Hathaway from Nickelodeon show "Haunted Hathaways"
  • Frances "Frankie" Bergsteincharacter on TV's "Grace and Frankie"
  • Francesca "Frankie" Hollingsworthcharacter on TV's "Degrassi"
  • Frances "Frankie" Kane aka Magentacharacter on TV's "The Flash"
  • Frankiecharacter on Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends
  • Frankie Wongcharacter on TV's "Bizaardvark"
  • FrankieAustralian hipster women's fashion magazine
  • Frankie Goes to HollywoodLiverpool new wave band from the 1980s