Origin:British
Popularity:847
Meaning:free landholder
Franklin as a boy's name is pronounced FRANK-lin. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Franklin is "free landholder".

Famous Franklins

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  • Aretha Franklin
    Singer
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    United States President
  • Franklin Pierce
    United States President

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Source: Social Security Administration

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