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What does Franc mean?

Franc Pronunciation of Franc [franc] as a boys' name is an Old German name, and the meaning of Franc is "Frenchman". Franc is an alternate form of Frank (Old German).


Franc has 2 variants: Franck and Francke.

5 more different relations via Frank: Franco, Frankie, Franky, Frantz and Franz.

Creative forms:
(male) Feanc, Fianc, ..

(female) Frana, Frane, ..

Middle name pairings:
Franc Lawrence (F.L.), ..

How popular is Franc?

Franc is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#39176 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Frank (#355 in 2015), Franco (#878), Frankie (#992), Franz, Frantz and Franky are the popular varying forms of Franc (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Francke, are seldom used. These forms of Franc reached the height of their popularity 135 years ago (usage of 2.83%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.07%, down 97%), with forms like Frank becoming somewhat dated. Franco is the most trendy name for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Franco, Frank, Frankie, Franky, Frantz, Franz in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frank, Frankie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Fane, Farand, Ferenc, Flann, Fraine, Fran, Franche, Francis, Franio, Franko, Frann, Frans, Frants, Franzi, Frasco, Frayn, Frayne, Frean and French. These names tend to be more commonly used than Franc.

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