Given Name FRANKLIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: FRANGK-lin   [details]

Meaning & History

From an English surname which was derived from Middle English frankelin "freeman". A famous bearer of the surname was Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), an American statesman, inventor, scientist and philosopher. The name has commonly been given in his honour in the United States. It also received a boost during the term of American president Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).

Categories

American presidents, Marvel characters, surnames
  United States
2016
  Canada (BC)
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  England and Wales
2016
  France
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