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Franc Family History

Franc Name Meaning

French and Catalan: from the ancient Germanic personal name Franko in origin an ethnic name for a Frank which also came to be used as an adjective meaning ‘free open-hearted generous’ (Old French franc ‘free’ i.e. not a serf or slave); see Frank Compare French Franck Polish Czech and Slovak: from a Slavicized form of the German personal name Franz . Slovenian and Croatian: from a vernacular form of the personal names Slovenian Frančišek Croatian Francisko (from Latin Franciscus; see Francis ) derived from or influenced by German Franz . Compare Frantz 2 and Franck

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

Similar surnames: Frank, Franco, France, Frano, Franko, Franz, Rank, Frana, Franca

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Where is the Franc family from?

You can see how Franc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Franc family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Franc families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Franc families living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Franc's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Franc families in 1840.
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What did your Franc ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Librarian were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Franc. 26% of Franc men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Franc women worked as a Librarian. Some less common occupations for Americans named Franc were Machinist and Dancer. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Florist
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Librarian
  • Maid
  • Housework
  • Dancer
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Franc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franc 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 Franc. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Franc. For the veterans among your Franc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Franc lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Franc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Franc in 1959 was 62, and 83 in 2003.

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