Popularity of the last name by country

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Origine of last name

FRANKLIN : 1: English: status name from Middle English frankeleyn ‘freeman freeholder land-owner of free but not noble birth’ (Anglo-Norman French fraunclein). In general he was a gentleman ranked above the main body of minor freeholders but below a knight or a member of the nobility.2: Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish surnames such as <a href="https://en.geneanet.org/surnames/Frankel">Frankel</a>.

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