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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Franko

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  1. (numismatics) franc (former monetary unit of Belgium and France)

Notable Persons Named Franko

Franko Andrijašević is a soccer player for the NK Lokomotiva, HNK Hajduk Split, NK Dugopolje, GNK Dinamo Zagreb, and Croatia national under-17 football team. Franko was born on June 22nd, 1991 in Split, Croatia.


Their military service ended in 2001.


Franko B is an artist in the fields of performance art, body art, painting, and sculpture. Franko was given the name Franco Bosisio in Milan.


Franko was born on September 20th, 1987 in Šibenik.


Franko Fraize is a british hip hop musician. He was most active from 2007 to present. Franko is also known as Dean and Frankie.


Franko Nakić is an athlete for the Olympiacos, Olympiacos B.C., Alba Berlin, Aris B.C., Near East B.C., Peristeri B.C., Pallacanestro Don Bosco Livorno, G.S. Olympia Larissa B.C., and Kolossos Rodou B.C.They were most prominent from 1992 to 2006. Franko was born on June 9th, 1972 in Šibenik. Franko is also known as Nakits and Franko.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Franko

Ivan Yakovych Franko is an epic poetry, short story, novel, and drama writer. He holds the title Boundless Plain and Princely Moon. His career lasted from 1874 to 1916. Ivan was given the name Іван Якович Франко in Nahuievychi, Austrian Empire.


Jean Franko is an actor, model (people), and model. Jean was born on December 10th, 1978 in Caracas.


Jure Franko is a skier.


Petro Ivanovych Franko was a scientist, writer, and politician. Petro was born on June 21st, 1890 in Nahuievychi. He died on June 28th, 1941.


Sam was born on January 20th, 1857. He breathed his last breath on May 6th, 1937.


Nahan was born in 1861. He died in 1930.


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Popularity of Franko as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Franko U.S.
  White 81.40% 64.26%
  African American 0.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 14.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Franko

People with the last name Franko are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Franko

  • How Popular is the name Franko? Franko is the 23,737th most popular name of all time. As a last name Franko was the 13,263rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Franko have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 255 babies born with the first name Franko in the United States. That's more than enough people named Franko to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Franko? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Franko first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Franko is Wednesday, May 31st, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Franko born? The highest recorded use of the first name Franko was in 2016 with a total of 21 babies.
  • Random Franko Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Franko is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Franko: Your name in reverse order is Oknarf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rafnko. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Franko? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,301 people with the last name Franko.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Franko? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Franko as their last name since less than 1 person in 128k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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