[ 2 syll. fran-klyn, fr-ankl-yn ] The baby boy name Franklyn is pronounced FRAENGKLihN †. Franklyn's language of origin is Germanic and it is used largely in the English language. Franklyn is a variant spelling of the English Franklin and a form of the English and German Frank.
Franklyn is uncommon as a baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1933, 0.013% of baby boys were given the name Franklyn. It was #486 in rank then. The baby name has substantially fallen in popularity since then, and is of only sporadic use now. In 2018, within the family of boy names directly linked to Franklyn, Frank was the most popular.
A baby name that sounds like Franklyn is the English Franklin.
† Pronunciation for Franklyn: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"