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) Franjo(Serbian) František(Slovak) Franc, France, Frančišek, Fran, Franci(Slovene) Francisco, Curro, Fran, Kiko, Paco, Pancho, Paquito(Spanish) Ffransis(Welsh)
Surname DescendantFransson(Swedish)

Popularity

Name Days

Finland: October 4
Sweden: October 4

Entry updated December 3, 2014