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What does Franciska mean?

Franciska Pronunciation of Franciska [fran-ciska] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Franciska means "French". Franciska is an alternate form of Frances (Latin): feminine of Francis. Franciska is also a derivative of Francesca (Italian, Latin).


Franciska has 3 variants: Franceska, Francisca and Franziska.

12 more different relations via Frances, Francesca: Franca, Francess, Francetta, Franchesa, Franchesca, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francine, Francoise, Frania and Franka.

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Middle name pairings:
Franciska Meera (F.M.), ..

How popular is Franciska?

Franciska is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Franciska is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Frances (#514 the previous year), Francesca (#428), Franchesca, Francie, Francine and Francisca are the popular related forms of Franciska (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Franciska was more pronounced during 1920-1929 (median #1219) and has become significantly diminished since (#1490, 96% less usage). Frances has historically been the top pick of parents, though Francesca is now the preferred form, while versions such as Frances are now less popular. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frances, Francesca, Franchesca, Francie, Francine, Francisca in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Francesca outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aranka, Arunika, Branka, Danika, Dannika, Falisha, Fancie, Fanechka, Fania, Fannia, Faricka (see Farica), France, Francee, Franceen, Francena, Francene, Francette, Francey, Francille, Francina, Francyne, Frani, Franie, Franisbel, Frank, Franki, Frankie, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franzetta, Franzi, Fredrika, Frerika, Fronia, Hansika, Ivancka, Janika, Lanika, Manika, Mariska, Shaneika, Shanika and Tanika. These names tend to be more frequently used than Franciska.

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