Name Franciska Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Franciska


Franciska is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Franciska?

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.

What does the name Franciska mean?

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).

Pronunciation of Franciska

Variants of the name Franciska

Francisca Franziska

Popularity of the name Franciska

The name Franciska is ranked #12542 overall.

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