Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #495 in 2013 and #453 in 2014.

Famous People

Franklin D. Roosevelt (Politician), Franklin Pierce (Politician), Franklin Cover (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Franklin Pangborn (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Franklin Ruehl (Movie Actor), Franklin Adreon (Movie Actor), Franklin Delano Williams (Singer), Franklin M. Davi (Writer)


In English

Origin: From Middle English frankelein ‎(“freeholder”). The place names are mostly named for Benjamin Franklin.


-A borough in New Jersey

-A city and a few towns in Wisconsin

-A city in Idaho

-A city in Indiana

-A city in Iowa

-A city in Kentucky

-A city in Louisiana

-A city in Minnesota

-A city in Missouri

-A city in Nebraska

-A city in New Hampshire

-A city in Ohio

-A city in Pennsylvania

-A city in Tennessee

-A city in Virginia

-A municipality in Quebec

-A rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada

-A town in Alabama

-A town in Arkansas

-A town in Connecticut

-A town in Maine

-A town in Massachusetts

-A town in North Carolina

-A town in Vermont

-A town in West Virginia

-A township and a river in Tasmania

-A village in Georgia, USA

-A village in Illinois

-A village in Michigan

-Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American author, scientist, inventor, and diplomat, and one of the Founding Fathers.

-One of two towns in New York

-(US informal) A one-hundred-dollar bill, which carries the portrait of Benjamin Franklin.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name, partly in honor of Benjamin Franklin.

-(last name -comes from the nicknames language-)

In Middle_English


-A Middle English name for an English freeman that owns land but is not of noble birth.