Gender Feminine
Usage French
Pronounced Pron. FRAHNS  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the country, sometimes considered a feminine form of Frank or short form of Françoise, both of which are ultimately related to the name of the country.

Related Names

Masculine FormsFranck, François
Other Languages & CulturesFrantziska(Basque) Frañseza(Breton) Francesca(Catalan) Franka(Croatian) Františka(Czech) Franka(Dutch) Francis, Francene, Frances, Francine(English) Fanni(Finnish) Franka, Franziska, Fränze, Franzi, Ziska(German) Franciska, Fanni(Hungarian) Franca, Francesca(Italian) Francisca(Late Roman) Pranciška(Lithuanian) Franciszka(Polish) Francisca, Chica(Portuguese) Frantzisca(Sardinian) Frangag(Scottish Gaelic) Františka(Slovak) Frančiška, Francka(Slovene) Francisca, Fanny, Paca, Paquita(Spanish)
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People think this name is

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Entry updated May 29, 2020