Meaning & History
From the name of the country, sometimes considered a feminine form of FRANK (1)
or short form of FRANÇOISE
, both of which are ultimately related to the name of the country.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Frantziska (Basque), Franseza (Breton), Francesca (Catalan), Franka (Croatian), Františka (Czech), Francis, Francene, Frances, Francine (English), Fanni, Fanny (Finnish), 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) |