Given Name FRANCISCA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: fran-THEES-ka (European Spanish), fran-SEES-ka (Latin American Spanish), frən-SEESH-kə (Portuguese)  [details]

Meaning & History

Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
DIMINUTIVES: Fanny, Paca, Paquita (Spanish), Chica (Portuguese)
MASCULINE FORMS: Francisco (Spanish), Francisco (Portuguese), Franciscus (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Frantziska (Basque), Frañseza (Breton), Francesca (Catalan), 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), Franca, Francesca (Italian), Franciszka (Polish), Frantzisca (Sardinian), Frangag (Scottish), Frančiška, Francka (Slovene)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017