Francis - Meaning Of Francis, What Does Francis Mean?

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Francis Meaning


What does Francis mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Francis is of Latin origin.

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

Francis is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fran-cis.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 478 in baby name popularity for boys with 589 occurrences.  It ranked 2768 in popular baby names for girls with 62 occurrences. 

View the Francis Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Francis has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Francis to other names.


The names Franc, Frances, Francois, Francoise, Franjo, Frans, Frantzes, Franz are all forms of Francis.

Francis has the diminutives (nicknames) France, Frankie.

Francis falls into the name categories classic, place.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Francis Coppola, Francis Key, Francis Drake.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Francis in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Francis 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 Francis in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Francis Numerology page.

Francis Numerology
Francis in Hieroglyhics
Francis in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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