Franklyn Family History

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Franklyn Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Franklin.

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

Similar surnames: Franklin, Frankum, Hanken, Francies, Randle, Frayne, Franey, Francy

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Franklyn Family Origin

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Franklyn Family Occupations

What did your Franklyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Franklyn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Franklyn's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Franklyn family was Bakery. Farmer, Laborer and Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Franklyn.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Porter

  • Bakery


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

Franklyn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Franklyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franklyn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Franklyn. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Franklyn. For the veterans among your Franklyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franklyn Life Expectancy

What is the average Franklyn lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Franklyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Franklyn in 1942 was 36, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Franklyn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Franklyn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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