Franz Origin and Meaning
The name Franz is a boy's name of German origin meaning "Frenchman or free man".
Franz is the German equivalent to Francis, and you'll be hard-pressed to find a Franz outside of countries with Germanic origins. In America the name is often associated with celebrated author Franz Kafka, who was born in Prague.
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Famous People Named Franz
- Franz Joseph IEmperor of Austria,Hungary
- Franz FerdinandArchduke of Austria,Hungary
- Franz I (Franz de Paula Maria Karl August)Prince of Liechtenstein
- Franz Joseph I (Franz de Paula Josef Johann Nepomuk Andreas)Prince of Liechtenstein
- Franz Joseph II (Franz Josef Maria Aloys Alfred Karl Johannes Heinrich Michael Georg Ignaz Benediktus Gerhardus Majella)Prince of Liechtenstein
- Franz Xaver GruberAustrian composer of "Silent Night"
- Franz Xaver WinterhalterGerman court painter
- (Franz) Joseph HaydnAustrian composer
- Franz Uri BoasGerman,American anthropologist
- Franz Alhusaine DramehGambian British actor
- Franz KafkaCzech,German novelist
- Franz LisztHungarian composer
- Franz Peter SchubertAustrian composer
- Franz Leopold NeumannGerman political scientist
- Franz MarcGerman painter and printmaker
- Franz TostAustrian racing driver
Franz in Pop Culture
- Franzcharacter in video game "Human Killing Machine"
- Franz Heinelcharacter in anime "Future GPX Cyber Formula"
- Franz Hoppercharacter in French animated series "Code Lyoko"
- Franz Kemmerichcharacter in E.M. Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front"
- Franz Liebkindcharacter in musical and film "The Producers"
- Franz Sanchezcharacter in 1989 James Bond film "Licence to Kill"
- Franzcharacter in "Attack on Titan"
- Hans and Franzweightlifting duo in a "Saturday Night Live" sketch
- Franz FerdinandScottish rock band
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