First name origins & meanings:
- Latin: Free
- Place name: From France; form of Frances
First name variations: Franka, Frankah, Franke, Frankee, Frankia, Frankyah, Fran, Franny, Fanny, Frisco, Paco, Pancho, Cisco, Frannie, Franny, Franscis, Fransis, Franus, Frencis, Fransysco, Frasco, François, Frank, Frankie, Franklyn, Franklynn, Franklin
Last name origins & meanings:
- French: from a Germanic personal name derived from the ethnic
name for a Frank.
- French: nickname or status name from
franc ‘free’ (usually denoting a freed slave).
- Slovenian and Croatian (northwestern Croatia): from the personal
name Franc, Slavic form of German Franz, all from Latin
Franciscus (see Francis).
- Polish, Czech,
and Slovak: from the German personal name Franz.
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