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.


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.