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The name Franklin is of English origin, and means a free property owner.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Franklin has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Franklin
Use of the Name Franklin for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
127,472 49,497 17,911 5,741 2,596 1,035 498
The table below indicates the number of times the name Franklin has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Franklin
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880112120  
1881107117  
1882125112  
188313194  
188414793  
1885118117  
1886117127  
188714488  
1888123129  
1889148100  
189015790  
1891125109  
1892147109  
189315099  
189418084  
1895150103  
189616796  
189720868  
1898152112  
1899138116  
1900153137  
190116493  
190217697  
1903155116  
1904169108  
190518798  
1906156125  
1907177122  
1908171133  
1909150168  
1910170176  
1911154218  
1912129497  
1913132593  
1914134769  
19151321,000  
19161301,076  
19171241,191  
19181291,277  
19191291,206  
19201191,449  
19211261,347  
19221261,317  
19231321,260  
19241341,286  
19251341,298  
19261421,196  
19271441,185  
19281461,102  
19291481,060  
19301491,083  
19311461,097  
1932662,755  
1933335,346  
1934464,145  
1935702,618  
1936652,917  
1937762,515  
19381002,017  
19391071,858  
1940872,382  
1941982,207  
19421032,365  
19431191,942  
19441221,805  
19451191,891  
19461401,712  
19471521,769  
19481601,537  
19491551,621  
19501531,624  
19511521,691  
19521591,717  
19531581,758  
19541571,820  
19551621,763  
19561671,784  
19571791,695  
19581821,582  
19591891,555  
19601951,530  
19611951,525  
19622001,527  
19631951,521  
19641881,494  
19651851,371  
19661891,303  
19671951,196  
19681981,185  
19692041,217  
19702081,219  
19712081,127  
1972231927  
1973226945  
1974229910  
1975238864  
1976247801  
1977240857  
1978248832  
1979247856  
1980253874  
1981266813  
1982257858  
1983278737  
1984263797  
1985264810  
1986272785  
1987269809  
1988278831  
1989275897  
1990300849  
1991298857  
1992310848  
1993344703  
1994349702  
1995363662  
1996350695  
1997399587  
1998390632  
1999412569  
2000449528  
2001451530  
2002472503  
2003467537  
2004489498  
Totals:  127,472 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Franklin as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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