Franklin

A surname given to someone who was a landowner of free, not noble birth. Predominantly used in the U.S. It's rise in popularity began with 18th century statesman and inventor, Benjamin Franklin, who signed the Declaration of Independence. Peaked during the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. A place name.

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Franklin Pierce (U.S. president)
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