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Franken Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Frank. Jewish (Ashkenazic) variant of Frank. In some cases it may be a shortened form of the various Jewish ornamental compound names beginning with German Franken ‘Franconian’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Frank, Franke, Frankel, Branden, Finken, Franko, Franzen, Franze

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Franken Family Origin

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Franken Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Franken ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Cattle Dealer

    4%
  • Druggist

    4%
  • Druggist & Ins Agt.

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Cattle Dealer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franken. The most common Franken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Franken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Franken family was Druggist & Ins Agt..

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Franken Historical Records

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Franken Life Expectancy

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