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Name Franklin

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:#443     ... 441:Donald, 442:Raul, 443:Franklin, 444:Hendrix, 445:Odin ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Frankie, Frankie     Details
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About Frank/Franka, the group of names with the same origin as Franklin

Meaning/translation:of the Franks
Language of origin:Old High German
Info about origin, male:the name of the tribe possibly derives from frank, an old Germanic word meaning free, also the root of English frank
 also possible is that the Franks got their name from their characteristic weapon, the Francisca (Latin securis francisca), a kind of throwing ax
Words:franko = the Frank (a member of the Germanic tribe of the Franks)  Old High German
 frank = free  Germanic
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Variants' top ranks:7:Franco Buenos Aires 2006,  15:Frank England+Wales 1914,  32:Franklin Ecuador 2013,  57:Frankie England+Wales 2015,  74:Frankie Australia/NSW 2015,  233:Franck France 2002
Name variants:Franca, Franka, Frankie, Franck, Franco, Frank, Frankie, Franklin, Franko, Frenk   Sortable list   Details
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Ecuador prevalence 2013 32
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 354,  1980-1989 278,  1960-1969 193
USA yearlyGraph2015 443,  2014 453,  2013 495,  2012 528,  2011 504,  2010 502,  2009 530,  2008 468,  2007 469,  2006 438,  2005 451,  2004 487,  2003 466,  2002 469,  2001 451,  2000 447,  1999 411,  1998 388,  1997 399,  1996 350,  1995 363,  1994 349,  1993 345
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