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Franc Family History

Franc Name Meaning

French: from a Germanic personal name derived from the ethnic name for a Frank. French: nickname or status name from franc ‘free’ (usually denoting a freed slave). Slovenian and Croatian (northwestern Croatia): from the personal name Franc, Slavic form of German Franz, all from Latin Franciscus (see Francis). Polish, Czech, and Slovak: from the German personal name Franz.

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


Similar surnames: Frank, Franco, France, Frano, Franko, Franz, Rank, Frana, Franca

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Where is the Franc family from?

You can see how Franc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Franc family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Franc families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 20 Franc families living in London. This was about 34% of all the recorded Franc's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Franc families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Franc surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Franc ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Franc. 38% of Franc women worked as a Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Private Means
    38%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    38%
  • Laundress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Franc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franc census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Franc. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Franc. For the veterans among your Franc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Franc lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Franc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Franc in 1959 was 62, and 83 in 2003.

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