Meaning and Origin of Frank
In Latin, the name once meant a “free man”. This has allowed the name to become widely used in different forms in both the French and English languages. It has also acquired a secondary meaning in English, which implies truthfulness in conversation. This has created a lot of influence within popular culture, with some characters acquiring the name as well. Often in England Frank is the short form of the name Francis.
The meaning of Frank has allowed the name to become quite popular over the past few years. This is owing to the simplicity of the name, which has engendered broad appeal for it among many countries out there. It is a unisex name and has quickly become one of the most popular names to be given to many boys out there.
Frank although a fairly popular name, it was not in the top 100 baby names in England (data 2012 Office of National Statistics).