Given Name FRANCESCA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: fran-CHES-ka (Italian), frən-SES-kə (Catalan)  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
VARIANT: Franca (Italian)
MASCULINE FORMS: Francesco, Franco (Italian), Francesc (Catalan)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Frantziska (Basque), Frañseza (Breton), Franka (Croatian), Františka (Czech), Francis, Cissy, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, Francene, Frances, Francine, Frankie, Frannie, Franny, Sissie, Sissy (English), Fanni (Finnish), France, Françoise, Fanny, Francette, Francine (French), Franziska, Fränze, Franzi, Ziska (German), Franciska, Fanni, Franci (Hungarian), Francisca (Late Roman), Franciszka (Polish), Francisca, Chica (Portuguese), Frantzisca (Sardinian), Frangag (Scottish), Frančiška, Francka (Slovene), Francisca, Fanny, Paca, Paquita (Spanish)

Categories

Survivor greats, The Sopranos characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017