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Origins of the Frank surname

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About the Franks

We have a total number of 27820 records for people with the last name Frank.

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Where do most Franks live?

In 1921, most Franks lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Franks

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 14,800 records for the Frank surname. The oldest one dates back to 1194.

Who were Franks most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Millers

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Franks.

What are the most common Frank first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Anna

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Frank family members

Common jobs for Franks

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Franks in 1921
Dressmaker

64

Living On Own Means

38

Domestic Servant

34

General Servant Domestic

31

House Servant

30

Common Male occupations for Franks in 1921
Farm Hands

108

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

102

Farmer

99

Able Seaman

69

Mariner

61

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