Name Franklin - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:

Anglo-Saxons, Latins

Meaning of the name:

The name Franklin comes from the Latin "Francus" which means "free condition". This is the Anglo-Saxon form of Francis.


Presidents of the United States Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Franklin Pierce, Canadian-American politician Franklin Knight Lane, Philadelphia Mint leader Benjamin Franklin Peale.
After a revelation, the rich Francis of Assisi distributed all his wealth to the poor and the poor. Rallying disciples to his cause, he founded the Order of Friars Minor. The latter took vows of poverty and devoted themselves to the spiritual world. He is considered the precursor of interreligious dialogue and is the patron saint of Italy, ecology and Cubs.

His character :

Franklin is an honest and sincere person. Stubborn and courageous, he has goals that he wants to achieve, without necessarily worrying about his surroundings and what gets in his way. He will do everything in his power to succeed. Yet, he needs a lot of affection to reach his goals. He needs the approval of his people to move forward in life. He is also a tolerant and sociable person who does not hesitate to help his friends and relatives. Franklin needs to know that his family is happy to be able to devote himself entirely to his projects.


Frank, Franck, Francklin

His party :

The Franklin are celebrated on October 4th or January 24th.

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