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


Franz is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Franz?

Franz is a short form of the German name Franziskus, 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. Besides, Franz derived from the name of the Germanic tribe of the Franks.

What does the name Franz mean?

Franz means “belonging to the people of the Franks”, but as well “free man” (from Old French “franc” or Old High German “frank” = free). Besides, Franciscus means “Frenchman” or “little Frenchman” (from Italian Francesco).

Pronunciation of Franz

Variants of the name Franz

Franc Frans

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Popularity of the name Franz

The name Franz is ranked #1898 overall.

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