Frank Surname Origin
A native of France, free; a name given by the Turks, Greeks, and Arabs, to any of the inhabitants of the western part of Europe, whether English, French, or Italians.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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