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Franco Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from a personal name, in origin an ethnic name for a Frank, a member of the Germanic people who inhabited the lands around the river Rhine in Roman times. See also Frank. The personal name was popularized by the cult of San Franco di Assergi. Italian and Spanish: nickname or status name from franco ‘free’ (usually denoting a freed slave). Jewish (Sephardic): adoption of the Spanish surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Franc, Franko, Franca, Francom, Frano, France, Raco, Bianco, Falco

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Franco Family Origin

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Franco Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Cartman

    3%
  • Domestic Servant

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Franco family was Domestic Servant. The most common Franco occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Franco's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cartman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franco.

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Franco Historical Records

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Franco Life Expectancy

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