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


Franziska is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Franziska?

Franziska is a German 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. Franziska 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 Franziska mean?

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

Pronunciation of Franziska

Variants of the name Franziska

Francisca Franciska

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Popularity of the name Franziska

The name Franziska is ranked #2801 overall.

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