Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. frahn-SIS-kuyz(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Latin form of Francis. This is also the official Dutch form, used on birth certificates but typically rendered Frans in daily life.

Related Names

VariantFrans(Dutch)
Feminine FormFrancisca(Late Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesFrantzisko, Patxi(Basque) Frañsez(Breton) Francesc, Cesc(Catalan) Francescu(Corsican) Frane, Franjo, Frano, Fran, Franko(Croatian) František(Czech) Frans(Danish) Francis, Fran, Frank, Frankie, Franny(English) Frans, Ransu(Finnish) Francis, François, Francisque(French) Franz(German) Ferenc, Feri, Ferkó(Hungarian) Proinsias(Irish) Francesco, Franco(Italian) Frens, Frenske(Limburgish) Pranciškus(Lithuanian) Frans(Norwegian) Franciszek(Polish) Francisco, Chico(Portuguese) Frantziscu(Sardinian) Frang(Scottish) Franjo(Serbian) František(Slovak) Franc, France, Frančišek, Fran, Franci(Slovene) Francisco, Curro, Fran, Kiko, Paco, Pancho, Paquito(Spanish) Frans(Swedish) Ffransis(Welsh)

Name Days

Denmark: October 4

Entry updated April 25, 2021