The name Frank is a boy's name of German origin meaning "Frenchman or free man". Frank is ranked #373 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Old Man Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".
From the experts:
A Top 10 name from the 1880s until the 1920s, Frank has fallen from favor but still has a certain warm, friendly real-guy grandpa flavor that could come back into style, like other such choices as Jake and Jack. Maybe thanks to Sinatra, it's become a new hipster favorite with such couples as Diana Krall and Elvis Costello.
Frank has a wide variety of interesting namesakes, including architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank Gehry, artist Frank Stella, director Frank Capra, musician Frank Zappa, and Muppeteer/director Frank Oz, to name a few. Musician Frank Ocean was born Christopher Breaux.
Lists containing Frank:
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- Classic Baby Names for Boys
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- Boy Names ALWAYS in the Top 1000
- Old Man Names
- Disney Channel Baby Names
- Cool Baby Names That Start With F
- Baby Names from the 1920s
- Cool Midcentury Baby Names
- Names from the 1910s
- Names from the 1940s
- Names from the 1950s
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