This page was last edited on 13 November , at It is believed that the settlement was founded in the 6th century AD by Focko, a Bavarian nobleman.
The Austrian census of recorded that the village had a population of Rumours spread through international news media in April that villagers had been thinking about changing the name of the village or had actually voted to change it. The spelling of the name has evolved over the years; it is first recorded in historical sources with the spelling as Vucchingen in , Fukching in ,  Fugkhing in , and in the modern spelling Fucking in the 18th century,  which is pronounced with the vowel oo as in book. Views Read View source View history. Fucking is most famous for its four traffic signs with its name on them, beside which tourists stop to have their photograph taken, owing to the profane English word with the same spelling. This page was last edited on 13 November , at Its road signs are a popular visitor attraction, and they were often stolen by souvenir-hunting vandals until , when the signs were modified to be theft-resistant.