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Franklyn Name Meaning

English: variant of Franklin .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Franklin, Frankum, Hanken, Francies, Randle, Frayne, Franey, Francy

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Where is the Franklyn family from?

You can see how Franklyn families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Franklyn family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Franklyn families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Franklyn families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 39% of all the recorded Franklyn's in Canada. Nova Scotia and 1 other province had the highest population of Franklyn families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Franklyn surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Franklyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Franklyn. 100% of Franklyn men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Franklyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franklyn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Franklyn. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Franklyn. For the veterans among your Franklyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Franklyn lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Franklyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Franklyn in 1942 was 36, and 57 in 2004.

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