GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: FAN-ee (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Diminutive of FRANCES. Since the late 19th century this has been a vulgar slang word, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Fran, Frankie, Frannie, Franny, Sissy, Cissy, Fannie, Sissie (English)
MASCULINE FORM: Francis (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Frantziska (Basque), Franseza (Breton), Francesca (Catalan), Franka (Croatian), Františka (Czech), Françoise, France, Francette, Francine (French), Franziska, Fränze, Franzi, Ziska (German), Franciska, Fanni, Franci (Hungarian), Franca, Francesca (Italian), Francisca (Late Roman), Franciszka (Polish), Francisca, Chica (Portuguese), Frangag (Scottish), Frančiška, Francka (Slovene), Francisca, Paca, Paquita (Spanish)
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