US Popularity:807
Other Origin(s):French
Meaning:Freeman, freeholder, land-owner of free but not noble birth
Franklin is a masculine name immortalized by the American president and founding father, Benjamin Franklin. A dapper first name, Franklin began its journey from the Middle English word frankeleyn, inspired by the French fraunclein, establishing itself as a last name. With meanings like “freeman,” “freeholder,” and indicating a “free land-owner but not of noble birth,” Franklin exudes freedom and independence. Intellectual, vintage, and diligent, Franklin is for the baby ready to craft a life of their own.

Famous People Named Franklin

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

Franklin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Franklin is currently #1668 on The Bump
Boy:Franklin is currently #927 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Franklin is currently #807 in U.S. births
Boy:Franklin is currently #410 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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