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MartyHouse32 · 06/06/2023 10:28

I have seen a couple of mixed threads on this name recently however please help me decide if I register as Frank or Francis..
To be known daily as Frankie

which is nicer?
or do I go with Albert which is my DP first choice.

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PickledScrump · 06/06/2023 10:38

Frank is nicer, Francis seems really meek to me

MartyHouse32 · 06/06/2023 10:42

@PickledScrump thank you I do order the simplicity of Frank but did not no if it was best to give Francis for options later in life but I read on here Frank is a standalone and older name than Francis

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MartyHouse32 · 06/06/2023 10:42


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mysonsmother82 · 06/06/2023 10:42

Definitely prefer Frank over Francis.

DuchessOfSausage · 06/06/2023 12:10

Prefer Francis, but if he's only going to be called Frank, use that

shoopshoopdedoo · 06/06/2023 12:27

I’d personally put Francis on birth certificate and call him Frank. But I think it would also be fine to use Frank if you don’t like Francis, as it seems established as its own name rather than a nickname name. I love the name Frank!

I’m not that keen on Albert.

Justaponder · 06/06/2023 13:38

I like Frank with the nn Frankie and personally prefer it to Francis, however Albert is my favourite of the 3

Theoldwoman · 06/06/2023 14:55


annawc · 06/06/2023 15:19

Frank is nice. Where I live, there are a lot of males with the name Francesco which I think sounds quite nice, too.

mathanxiety · 06/06/2023 15:56

I'd use Francis on the BC.

Smallonesaremorejuicy · 06/06/2023 16:00

Frank is great , Albert not so much .

user1492757084 · 07/06/2023 01:05

I like Francis 10/10
Frank 9/10
Albert 8/10

Miabella89 · 07/06/2023 12:12

I prefer Frank, not keen on Albert

NBLarsen · 07/06/2023 12:31

Definitely Albert, otherwise Frank.

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