What does Franzen mean?
Franzen /fran-zen/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys. Franzen's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Franzen is "frenchman". Franzen is an alternate form of Francis (Latin). Fransen is a conventional surname.
Franzen has 1 variant: Franzin.
Franzen has 21 more related forms via Francis: Ffransis, Fran, Francesco▼, Franche, Franchot, Franciszek, Franco, Francois, Franio, Frank▼, Frankie▼, Franko, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzi and Frasco.Kreatif forms: Franzenne, Frayzen. [more]
How popular is Franzen?
Franzen is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#5827 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Franzen and corresponding names. Francesco, Francis (#478 the previous year), Franco (#817), Frank (#336), Frankie (#929) and Franz are the prominent variation forms of Franzen (outside Top 1000). Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.4773%) and is now much less (usage 0.24%, 49.7% less), with the forms Francesco, Francis, Frank and Frankie becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)