Frank meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Frank No. of characters: 5 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old High German
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Meanings: Free Free Landholder Javelin Spear Variant of Francis French Man A Man Form France Old High German origin, meaning: the Franke, free English short form of Francis or Francesco (meaning: little Frenchman / Franke). In Germany some 200 years ago adopted from England in the 21st century with declining popularity. Namesakes: Frank Wedekind, a German writer.

Frank was ranked 339 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 0.30% from its previous ranking of 338 in 2015. Frank was ranked 983 in 2007 list of US girls name and dropped by 15.51% from its previous ranking of 851 in 1997.

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Frank is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2015 and ranked 187 in 2015. Around 3256 people wear Frank as their first name. Frank is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Frank was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 339 (0.024201% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 914040 people wear Frank as their first name. Pre-named name from François. Comes from the Latin "Francus" Means: "free condition" Fest on October 4 or January 24. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Frank showcases in the charts. 0.252875% of people in US have this given name.

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History of Frank

In the 13th century, the wealthy François d'Assise, after a tumultuous life and dedicated to a bright future, distributed all his possessions to the poor and wore a home, following a dream that revealed to him his future life. With disciples, he founded the order of "Franciscan" brothers, whose idea was poverty and the detachment of the world. He died stigmatized in 1226. - On January 24th, we celebrate St Franois de Sales.

Expression number of Frank is 5. From absolute franchising to indelicate, they are usually stubborn, obstinate and brave. Frank love adventure, excitement and freedom. They work more for reason than enthusiasm, but are very insightful. Frank are clever, quick-witted and unusually adaptable. They sometimes tend to neglect their surroundings to interest themselves only in their business. Frank are capable of doing anything they wish for. With a scrupulous morality, they are tolerant. Good-natured, talkative, they are faithful men.

Names that rhyme with Frank Famous people named Frank
Emanuela von Frankenberg in Die Wolke as Actress
Sarah Frank in Broken Flowers as Art Director
Anna Frankzén Starrin in SOS as Actress
Frankie Pain in Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain as Actress
Samantha Frank in Jump as Actress
Shawna Franks in Goodnight Sweet Wife: A Murder in Boston as Actress
Laurie Franks in Dracula as Actress
Stacy Franklin in The World's End as Actress
Consuelo Frank in Macario as Actress
Alyssa Franks in Barney: Now I Know My ABC's as Actress
Names like Frank Frank Namesakes Related Names: Fraak Fraces Fracine Fracisco Fradel Frady Fraeta Frager Fraida Fraidel Fraidy Fraine Frak Fram Frameca Framela Frampton Fran François François-Henri Posts having Frank: Comments :Amelia Hillman Frank also Franck , is a male first name in German, French, English and many other languages. "Frank" is derived from the Old High German name Franko from the turn to the tribal name of the franc back. The importance of French is originally "Franke", by Frank for free ',' brave '. Thus, in German , Frankreich (literally " Frankish ") refers to France. Currently, it is a family and place name and a surname common masculine in German and English. The first " Franck " (variant) were recorded in England. His most used nickname is "Frankie". Possibly the Franks were but also named after their characteristic weapon of Francisca ( lat. Securis francisca ), a kind of throwing ax. Also, a proper name of person matching Italian Franco. It is used as a short form of Francis in US which in turn is also a short form of Franciscus, i.e. "the Frenchman". Variants: Franck (French), Franco (Italian, Spanish), Franek (Czech, diminutive of Frantisek), Frang (Gaelic, Scottish, cross country), Fränk ( Letzebuergisch ), Franklin , Franklyn , Franklynn (English), Koseform: Frankie, Franky, Female form: Nordic Frang, Franka , Franca, Francka (numerous languages) Popularity of Frank
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