Given Name FRANÇOIS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: FRAHN-SWA  [details]

Meaning & History

French form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). François Villon was a French lyric poet of the 15th century. This was also the name of two kings of France.
VARIANTS: Francis, Francisque
FEMININE FORMS: France, Françoise
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Frantzisko, Patxi (Basque), Frañsez (Breton), Francesc, Cesc (Catalan), Francescu (Corsican), Frane, Franjo, Franko, Frano, Fran (Croatian), František (Czech), Frans (Danish), Franciscus, Frans (Dutch), Francis, Fran, Frank, Franny (English), Frans, Ransu (Finnish), Franz (German), Ferenc, Feri, Ferkó (Hungarian), Proinsias (Irish), Francesco, Franco (Italian), Franciscus (Late Roman), Frens, Frenske (Limburgish), Pranciškus (Lithuanian), Frans (Norwegian), Franciszek (Polish), Francisco, Chico (Portuguese), Frantziscu (Sardinian), Frang (Scottish), Franjo (Serbian), Franc, Frančišek, Fran (Slovene), Francisco, Curro, Fran, Paco, Pancho, Paquito (Spanish), Frans (Swedish), Ffransis (Welsh)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017