Meaning & History
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). A notable bearer was Francisco de Goya, a Spanish painter and engraver. The name was also borne by Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
Other Languages & CulturesFrantzisko, Patxi(Basque) Frañsez(Breton) Francesc, Cesc(Catalan) Francescu(Corsican) Frane, Franjo, Franko, Frano, Fran(Croatian) František(Czech) Frans(Danish) Franciscus, Frans(Dutch) Francis, Fran, Frank, Franny(English) Frans, Ransu(Finnish) Francis, François, Francisque(French) Franz(German) Ferenc, Feri, Ferkó(Hungarian) Proinsias(Irish) Francesco, Franco(Italian) Franciscus(Late Roman) Frens, Frenske(Limburgish) Pranciškus(Lithuanian) Frans(Norwegian) Franciszek(Polish) Frantziscu(Sardinian) Frang(Scottish) Franjo(Serbian) Franc, Frančišek, Fran(Slovene) Frans(Swedish) Ffransis(Welsh)