Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. fran-CHEHS-ka(Italian)
frən-SEHS-kə(Catalan)
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Meaning & History

Italian and Catalan feminine form of Franciscus (see Francis).

Related Names

VariantFranca(Italian)
Masculine FormsFrancesco(Italian) Francesc(Catalan)
Other Languages & CulturesFrantziska(Basque) Frañseza(Breton) Franka(Croatian) Františka(Czech) Francis, Cissy, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, Francene, Frances, Francine, Frankie, Frannie, Franny, Sissie, Sissy(English) Fanni(Finnish) France, Françoise, Fanny, Francette, Francine(French) Franziska, Fränze, Franzi, Ziska(German) Franciska, Fanni(Hungarian) Francisca(Late Roman) Franciszka(Polish) Francisca, Chica(Portuguese) Frantzisca(Sardinian) Frangag(Scottish Gaelic) Františka(Slovak) Frančiška, Francka(Slovene) Francisca, Fanny, Paca, Paquita(Spanish)
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Popularity

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Name Days

Italy: March 9
Italy: December 22

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Entry updated February 28, 2019