Franklin Herr in the US

  1. #5,927,084 Franklin Hector
  2. #5,927,085 Franklin Hedrick
  3. #5,927,086 Franklin Hendley
  4. #5,927,087 Franklin Hendrick
  5. #5,927,088 Franklin Herr
  6. #5,927,089 Franklin Herrmann
  7. #5,927,090 Franklin Hershberger
  8. #5,927,091 Franklin Higginbotham
  9. #5,927,092 Franklin Highsmith
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Meaning & Origins

Transferred use of the surname, derived from Middle English frankeleyn ‘freeman’, denoting a member of a class of men who were not of noble birth but who were nevertheless freeholders. The vocabulary word is derived from Old French franc, meaning both ‘free’ and ‘Frankish’. The connection between freemen and Franks is reflected in the Late Latin term francalia, originally denoting lands held by Franks, which came to mean lands not subject to taxes. The given name is now quite common, especially in the United States, where it is often bestowed in honour of the statesman and scientist Benjamin Franklin (1706–90). A more recent influence was President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945).
562nd in the U.S.
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German herre, German Herr ‘master’, ‘lord’; a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and behaved in a lordly manner, or an occupational name for someone in the service of the lord of the manor. As a Jewish surname it is often ornamental.
2,912th in the U.S.

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