From German Names

Male Male Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Franz. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1950

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Southern Germany
  • Western Germany

Variant Spelling

Variant Forms

See also Franziska

Origin and Meaning

German short form of Latin Franciscus = 'Frank, Frenchman' (see also Frank)

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