American Presidents: 2 presidents
Franklin Pierce   1853-1857  
Franklin D. Roosevelt   1933-1945  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball
(baseball) John Franklin "Home Run" Baker   1955  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 2 storms, 1 hurricane
Storm Franklin   2005  
Storm Franklin   2011  
Hurricane Franklin   2017  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 medicine
(medicine) John Franklin Enders   1954  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Shemar Moore (a.k.a. Franklin)   1970-  
Samm Levine (a.k.a. Franklin)   1982-  
Notable Athletes: 2 baseball, 2 football
(baseball) John Franklin "Home Run" Baker   1886-1963  
(football) Frank Gore (a.k.a. Franklin)   1983-  
(football) Sean Weatherspoon (a.k.a. Franklin)   1987-  
(baseball) Brett Anderson (a.k.a. Franklin)   1988-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Franklin Clarence Mars   1883-1934  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Franklin J. Schaffner   1920-1989  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Fay Weldon (a.k.a. Franklin)   1931-  
Olympic Medalists: 5 gold, 3 bronze, 1 bronze/silver
(bronze/silver) Bill Horr (a.k.a. Franklin)   1908   discus throw; discus throw - ancient style  
(gold) Harry Porter (a.k.a. Franklin)   1908   high jump  
(bronze) Edmund Black (a.k.a. Franklin)   1928   hammer throw  
(gold) John Anderson (a.k.a. Franklin)   1932   discus throw  
(gold) Archie Williams (a.k.a. Franklin)   1936   400 m  
(gold) Bill Porter (a.k.a. Franklin)   1948   110 m hurdles  
(gold) Jerry Shipp (a.k.a. Franklin)   1964   basketball  
(bronze) Franklin Standard   1972   basketball  
(bronze) Brett Anderson (a.k.a. Franklin)   2008   baseball  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 director
(director) Franklin J. Schaffner   1970   Patton  
Other Religious Leaders: 1 leader
Billy Graham (a.k.a. Franklin)     Southern Baptist Convention