FRANZ
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: FRAHNTS   [key]
Meaning & History
German form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). This name was borne by the influential author Franz Kafka (1883-1924), writer of 'The Trial' and 'The Castle' among other works. Also, rulers of Austria and the Holy Roman Empire have had this name.
Related Names
FEMININE FORM: Franziska
OTHER LANGUAGES: Frantzisko, Patxi (Basque), Francesc (Catalan), Frane, Franjo, Franko, Frano, Fran (Croatian), František (Czech), Frans (Danish), Franciscus, Frans (Dutch), Francis, Fran, Frank, Franny (English), Frans, Ransu (Finnish), Francis, François, Francisque (French), Ferenc, Feri, Ferkó (Hungarian), Proinsias (Irish), Francesco, Franco (Italian), Franciscus (Late Roman), Frens, Frenske (Limburgish), Pranciškus (Lithuanian), Frans (Norwegian), Franciszek (Polish), Francisco, Chico (Portuguese), Frang (Scottish), Franjo (Serbian), Franc, Frančišek, Fran (Slovene), Francisco, Curro, Fran, Paco, Pancho, Paquito (Spanish), Frans (Swedish), Ffransis (Welsh)
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