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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FRAHNS(Dutch, Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Dutch, Scandinavian and Finnish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
VariantFranciscus(Dutch)
DiminutiveRansu(Finnish)
Other Languages & CulturesFrantzisko, Patxi(Basque) Frañsez(Breton) Francesc, Cesc(Catalan) Francescu(Corsican) Frane, Franjo, Franko, Frano, Fran(Croatian) František(Czech) Francis, Fran, Frank, Franny(English) Francis, François, Francisque(French) Franz(German) Ferenc, Feri, Ferkó(Hungarian) Proinsias(Irish) Francesco, Franco(Italian) Franciscus(Late Roman) Frens, Frenske(Limburgish) Pranciškus(Lithuanian) Franciszek(Polish) Francisco, Chico(Portuguese) Frantziscu(Sardinian) Frang(Scottish) Franjo(Serbian) Franc, Frančišek, Fran(Slovene) Francisco, Curro, Fran, Paco, Pancho, Paquito(Spanish) Ffransis(Welsh)
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