Franko Family History
Franko Name Meaning
Ukrainian: from the personal name Franko, a vernacular form of Latin Franciscus (see Francis). Polish, Czech and Slovak, and Slovenian: from a pet form of the Polish personal name Franciszek, or Czech and Slovak František, or Slovenian Francisšek, vernacular forms of Latin Franciscus (see Francis). As a Slovenian surname it may also be a derivative of the personal name Frank (see Frank 2), formed with the diminutive suffix -ko. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from a Slavicized form of the personal name Frank.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press