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Frances Meaning

    

What does Frances mean?

The name Frances is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Frances is "free man, from france".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "free man, from France".

Frances is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fran-ces.

The Given Name Frances

Frances is a form of Francis. See Francis for further details.

The classic name Frances, has a wonderfully sophisticated quality.

A popular name, Frances possesses great character.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Frances falls into the name categories classic, place.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Frances Bizzocca, and Frances Burney.

Frances Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 445 in baby name popularity for girls with 715 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 438 in baby name popularity for girls with 726 occurrences. It ranked 12,860 in baby name popularity for boys with 5 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Frances has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Frances Name Popularity Page.

Frances Related Names

Frances is a form of Francis.

Frances has the diminutives (nicknames) Cissy, Fani, Fania, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, Francine, Frankie, Frannie.

Famous Francess

  • Frances ~ 6 hurricanes, 2 storms
  • Frances Bizzocca ~ Saint
  • Frances Burney ~ Writer
  • Frances Conroy ~ Actress
  • Frances Fisher ~ Actress
  • Frances Folsom Cleveland ~ U. S. First Lady (1886-1889; 1893-1897)
  • Frances McDormand ~ Actress
  • Frances O'Connor ~ Actress
  • Frances Sternhagen ~ Actress

Frances Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Frances.

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Frances Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Frances in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Frances.

Just for fun, see the name Frances in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Frances in Nautical Flags page.