Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. FRANGK-lin  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From an English surname that 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).

Related Names

DiminutivesFrank, Frankie
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Entry updated June 13, 2019