Franciska is a ♀ girl’s name.
Franciska is a Hungarian feminine variant of the Latin name Franciscus, which derived from the Italian name Francesco. The Italian Saint Francis of Assisi was originally named Giovanni, but after a journey to France, his father gave him the name Francesco. Franciska also derived from the name of the Germanic tribe of the Franks and was the name of a weapon of the Franks, a throwing axe.
Franciska means “belonging to the people of the Franks”, but as well “free woman” (from Old French “franc” or Old High German “frank” = free). Besides, Franciska means “French woman” or “little French woman” (from Italian Francesco).
The name Franciska is ranked #12542 overall.
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