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Frankie is an adorable name for boys or girls. It has a lighthearted feel, even though it originates from names like Frank and Francis. In modern times, Frankie is a top 600 option.

Meaning of the name Frankie:

English: Frenchman
Germanic: the Franks

Origin of the name Frankie:

Frankie originated as a nickname for Frank or Francis, depending on the gender. Francis was a unisex name that started as the English form of Franciscus. Frank, however, was a Germanic name to represent someone from the Franks. The Franks were a tribe that helped to settle France and the Netherlands.

Symbolism of the name Frankie:

The baby name Frankie means “Frenchman” if it is a nickname for Francis. The ancient Latin name Franciscus interprets the same. Frankie means “a member of the Franks,” however if it comes from the name Frank.

Baby name Frankie

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Gender of the name Frankie:

Frankie is an informal name for boys or girls.

Pronunciation of the name Frankie:


Number of syllables in the name Frankie:


Emotion evoked from the name Frankie:

Frankie is an informal and youthful name option. It is sweet and cute.

Alternative spellings for the name Frankie:

  • Frankey
  • Franki
  • Frankee
  • Frankei
  • Frankeigh

Nicknames for the name Frankie:

Popularity of the name Frankie:

Frankie was a top 300 name from 1924 to 1944, ranking highest in 1933 and 1936 at number 256. Frankie is still a top 1,000 name in modern times, however. As of 2020, it was number 591.

Related names for the name Frankie:

Great middle names for Frankie and their meanings:

  • Wilde (wild)
  • Ernest (serious, battle to the death)
  • Marlowe (driftwood, lake remains)
  • August (great, magnificent)
  • Jeanne (God is gracious)
  • Hazel (the hazel tree)
  • Pearl (smooth and round bead, precious)
  • Nora (light)

Famous people with the name Frankie:

  • Frankie Valli (lead singer of The Four Seasons)
  • Frankie Avalon (pop singer)
  • Frankie Kazarian (pro wrestler)
  • Frankie Faison (actor, “Coming to America”)
  • Frankie Abernathy (reality TV star, “The Real World: San Diego”)
  • Frankie Brown (soccer player)
  • Frankie Manning (dancer)

Frankies in popular culture:

  • Frankie Hughes (character from “Benji”)
  • Frankie (character from “Dream for an Insomniac”)
  • Frankie Stein (character from “Monster Hih”)
  • Frankie Bergstein (character from “Grace and Frankie”)
  • Frankie Foster (character from “Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends”)
  • Frankie (character from “Warriors”, Stormcloud)
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