Franklin
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
FRANGK-lin
Meaning
Free owner of land
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Franklin originates in English language and means "free owner of land". As a masculine given name its usage has declined recently. It functions as a surname as well, the famous bearer being Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

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Franklin Pierce - former US President
Franklin Delano Roosevelt - former US President
Franklin Dunbar - football player
Franklin Morales - baseball player
Franklin Stubbs - baseball player

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