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

Dutch, Scandinavian and Finnish form of Franciscus (see Francis).

Related Names

VariantFranciscus(Dutch)
DiminutiveRansu(Finnish)
Other Languages & CulturesFrantzisko, Patxi(Basque) Frañsez(Breton) Francesc, Cesc(Catalan) Francescu(Corsican) Frane, Franjo, Frano, Fran, Franko(Croatian) František(Czech) Francis, Fran, Frank, Frankie, 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 Gaelic) Franjo(Serbian) František(Slovak) Franc, France, Frančišek, Fran, Franci(Slovene) Francisco, Curro, Fran, Kiko, Paco, Pancho, Paquito(Spanish) Ffransis(Welsh)
Surname DescendantFransson(Swedish)

Popularity

People think this name is

classic   mature   informal   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Finland: October 4
Norway: October 4
Sweden: October 4
Entry updated December 3, 2014