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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Fank

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From Scottish Gaelic fang

  1. A pen for enclosing sheep (Mainly in the Scottish Highlands)

fank was also found in the following language(s): Hungarian

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Popularity of Fank as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Fank U.S.
  White 89.58% 64.26%
  African American 5.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Fank

People with the last name Fank are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Fank

  • How Popular is the name Fank? As a last name Fank was the 60,045th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Fank first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Fank is Sunday, August 13th, 1893.
  • How unique is the name Fank? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Fank. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Fank: Your name in reverse order is Knaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nfak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Fank? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 336 people with the last name Fank.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Fank? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Fank as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Fanks Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Fank born Apr 9, 1983

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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