Franz is the name of the youngest son in The Swiss Family Robinson.
EncyclopediaBrown  8/2/2019
This name is okay. What I really like about Franz would be the fact that it is a first name with one syllable and that
would mean a relief for those who don't want a nickname and can look no further than this one.
― Anonymous User  6/18/2019
A famous bearer is FRANZ LISZT, Austrian-Hungarian composer and virtuoso pianist of the romantic era. He was a pioneer in music and foreshadowed atonality and impressionism.
Dottore  3/31/2019
Franz is an interesting name that sounds very riveting when it is pronounced correctly. It is also a rare name these
days for young people and I think it is time for a rebound soon enough.
AquaM  2/22/2019
Franz is a silly name that sounds like France. I would not consider this name for any child of mine.
― Anonymous User  1/29/2019
Franz is now a senior citizens name in Austria and Germany. Most younger Austrians and Germans don’t have this name anymore, as they used to prior to 1950.
― Anonymous User  1/9/2019
I am Hans... and I am Franz, and we're here to pump you up.

That's what everyone thinks when they hear this name.
Trump2016  7/27/2016
Franz Friedrich Anton Mesmer (1734-1815) was a German physician and the discoverer of "animal magnetism", a force between animals. The English word "mesmerism" is derived from his surname.
― Anonymous User  7/12/2016
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart was the youngest son of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Constanze Weber.
― Anonymous User  12/18/2015
Hmm. No one has counted Franz Kafka yet.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) was a German-speaking Czech writer known for his bizarre writing style of complexity and inexplicable events. He gave his name to the adjective Kafkaesque, or marked by menacing complexity.
Amedee Lupien  9/25/2015
Kafka comes to mind whenever I hear this name, who also happens to be my favorite German-language author (although he was a Czech Jew). I would expect a Franz to be one of those people who can't be really talked about without pulling up Kafka, or something Kafkaesque.

(Kafkaesque is a term describing a confusingly complex situation, often involving surrealism and undefinable danger.)
Amedee Lupien  9/14/2015
I know a girl who goes by Franz, short for Francesca.
― Anonymous User  7/17/2015
Hahaha, I assumed 'Franz' was a French name because it sounds like how a French person would say France.

Fr-aw-Nz instead of Fran-ce.
― Anonymous User  12/3/2014
My first ancestor of my name (which is German) was called Franzis,
I suppose it derives from Franz but am not quite sure.
Dragostea  10/26/2014
Schubert's full name was Franz Peter Schubert.
― Anonymous User  8/6/2012
Franz (1762-1762) was the only son of Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria and his wife Elisabeth.
CarolinW  7/20/2012
Franz (1875-1957) was the son of King Ludwig III of Bavaria and his wife Maria Theresia.
CarolinW  7/20/2012
Franz (1730-1806) was the son of Augustus III of Poland and his wife Maria Josepha.
CarolinW  7/18/2012
Franz (1802-1878) was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Francis II and his wife Maria Teresa. He later became the father of Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria.
CarolinW  6/20/2012
Franz (1768-1835) was one of the sons of the Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and his wife Maria Luisa of Spain. He later became Emperor Franz II (known in English as Francis II), the last Holy Roman Emperor.
CarolinW  6/12/2012
Franz Čizek was an Austrian teacher and painter.
― Anonymous User  12/13/2011
Franz Anton Bustelli (1723-1763) was a Swiss-born German sculptor.
― Anonymous User  10/14/2011
Franz Joseph Spiegler was a German painter born in 1691.
Missy  10/13/2010
What a great name! Franz is usable in many different countries worldwide.
vomiting  10/30/2009
Franz Joseph Haydn was an Austrian classical composer.
blaaarg  9/21/2008
Listen to the German pronunciation of Franz here:
_satu_  10/24/2006
Franz Beckenbauer (aka Der Kaiser) is well-known as one of Germany's greatest footballers.
podolski_fan2  10/17/2006
Famous bearer is Franz Schubert, an Austrian romantic composer.
― Anonymous User  3/26/2006
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, the heir presumptive to the throne of Austria. His assassination by Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914 in Sarajevo was a trigger for World War I.
Franz Ferdinand, the indie rock band from Glasgow took the name after the Austrian Archduke.
― Anonymous User  12/20/2005
There is now quite a famous band called Franz Ferdinand. I believe they are Scottish.
― Anonymous User  12/13/2005
Composer and piano virtuoso Franz Liszt bears this name.
Tbird  9/19/2005

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