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The nationality of Franklin may be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Franklin may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Franklin Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Franklin come may come from a trade, such as the name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials. Some of these profession-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is useful to know the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many western names like Franklin are inspired by religious texts such as the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious expression such as "From the ash tree".

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Surnames like Franklin transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family branches, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Franklin were transliterated based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Franklin. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Franklin surname are important to understanding the history of the name.

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