Frank Name Gender

Is Frank a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 99.8% of babies named Frank were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Frank name meaning, which is Meaning frenchman, Frank is a shortened form of the English name Francis.
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Frank Name Popularity

How popular is the name Frank? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Frank was the 387th most popular boys name, representing 0.0562% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Frank has been the 37th most popular boys name, representing 0.5496% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 8 3,761 1.0682%
1911 8 4,311 1.1577%
1912 9 7,912 1.5689%
1913 9 9,236 1.629%
1914 9 12,002 1.7222%
1915 9 15,006 1.6517%
1916 9 15,292 1.583%
1917 9 15,766 1.5759%
1918 9 17,013 1.5852%
1919 9 15,698 1.4992%
1920 9 16,432 1.4779%
1921 9 16,707 1.459%
1922 10 16,013 1.4373%
1923 11 15,907 1.4202%
1924 12 16,042 1.3814%
1925 12 15,328 1.3561%
1926 12 14,488 1.3172%
1927 12 14,378 1.2989%
1928 12 13,568 1.2681%
1929 12 12,959 1.2511%
1930 13 12,539 1.2004%
1931 16 11,469 1.162%
1932 15 11,495 1.1635%
1933 16 10,960 1.1764%
1934 16 10,635 1.1001%
1935 16 10,419 1.0722%
1936 16 10,187 1.0575%
1937 18 10,127 1.0277%
1938 18 10,256 1.0018%
1939 20 9,987 0.9818%
1940 20 10,595 0.9968%
1941 21 10,793 0.959%
1942 21 12,245 0.9697%
1943 21 12,246 0.938%
1944 21 11,340 0.915%
1945 21 10,869 0.8912%
1946 22 12,663 0.8582%
1947 23 13,997 0.8385%
1948 25 12,695 0.7952%
1949 27 11,958 0.7434%
1950 29 11,613 0.7213%
1951 31 11,469 0.6764%
1952 32 11,291 0.6468%
1953 33 11,160 0.6306%
1954 36 10,997 0.6016%
1955 34 11,104 0.6037%
1956 38 11,144 0.59%
1957 38 11,266 0.5855%
1958 38 11,312 0.5985%
1959 42 10,935 0.5755%
1960 40 10,759 0.5678%
1961 41 10,423 0.5521%
1962 42 9,755 0.5314%
1963 41 9,533 0.5311%
1964 41 9,336 0.5304%
1965 43 8,322 0.5089%
1966 43 7,794 0.4992%
1967 45 7,428 0.4895%
1968 49 6,894 0.4591%
1969 47 6,923 0.4494%
1970 48 6,805 0.4276%
1971 54 6,088 0.4051%
1972 56 5,172 0.3797%
1973 61 4,784 0.369%
1974 66 4,364 0.3358%
1975 66 4,213 0.3279%
1976 68 3,896 0.3023%
1977 71 3,886 0.2883%
1978 77 3,766 0.2801%
1979 78 3,929 0.2786%
1980 81 3,732 0.2552%
1981 83 3,630 0.2469%
1982 82 3,593 0.2404%
1983 86 3,352 0.2272%
1984 86 3,324 0.2234%
1985 90 3,292 0.2169%
1986 91 3,171 0.2101%
1987 97 3,116 0.2042%
1988 99 3,262 0.2093%
1989 109 3,038 0.1883%
1990 109 3,173 0.1914%
1991 116 2,858 0.1753%
1992 125 2,734 0.1713%
1993 134 2,484 0.1593%
1994 141 2,468 0.1608%
1995 156 2,236 0.1484%
1996 162 2,130 0.1423%
1997 168 1,999 0.1352%
1998 178 1,864 0.1245%
1999 187 1,836 0.1226%
2000 210 1,678 0.1098%
2001 214 1,618 0.1074%
2002 216 1,565 0.1044%
2003 231 1,469 0.0966%
2004 232 1,429 0.0938%
2005 230 1,460 0.0955%
2006 247 1,373 0.0877%
2007 263 1,304 0.0826%
2008 279 1,192 0.0771%
2009 288 1,107 0.0741%
2010 303 1,039 0.0721%
2011 307 1,014 0.0712%
2012 320 946 0.0664%
2013 324 972 0.0683%
2014 335 952 0.0653%
2015 354 899 0.0618%
2016 349 925 0.0642%
2017 370 840 0.0602%
2018 387 772 0.0562%

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What names are variants of Frank?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Franc
Franck

French

Francke
Franco

Frenchman; free man

Latin

#776 (0.0167%)  
Frankie

Frenchman; free man

Latin

#1,014 (0.0095%)  
Franky
#2,385 (0.0007%)  
Frantz

Frenchman; free man

Latin

Franz

Frenchman; free man

Latin


What names sound like Frank?

If you like how Frank sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Frank.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ferenc

Free man

Hungarian

Franche

Frenchman; free man

Latin

Franklyn

Free landholder

English

#2,721 (0.0004%)  
Franko

Frenchman; free man

Latin

French

From France

English


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Pancho

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2 Comments

  1. He got his name from my grandpa Frank who was like a dad to me

  2. – We wanted a simple, old-fashioned name
    – I like that it’s “short and sweet”
    – Frank was my great grandfather’s name


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