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Name Franklin

Meaning: of the Franks

Gender: male

Languages of use: English

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Franklin is a member of the name group Frank/Franka:

Meaning/translation: of the Franks

Language of origin: Old High German

Info, 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


franko = the Frank  Old High German

frank = free  Germanic

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