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Franco Meaning


What does Franco mean?

The name Franco is of Italian origin.

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

Franco is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fran-co.

The Given Name Franco

Franco is a diminutive of Francesco. See Francesco for further details.

Enchanting and attractive, it is a name considered by many parents.

Sophisticated yet mesmerizing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Franco is also great as a middle name.

Franco falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Franco Baresi, Franco Harris, and Franco Lippi of Grotti.

Franco Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 808 in baby name popularity for boys with 277 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 727 in baby name popularity for boys with 327 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

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

Franco Related Names

Franco is a diminutive of Francesco.

Famous Francos

  • Franco Baresi ~ Soccer Player
  • Franco Harris ~ Football Player
  • Franco Lippi of Grotti ~ Saint
  • Franco Modigliani ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 1985

Franco Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Franco.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Franco are often flaky and envious but most of all they are read more >>

Franco Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Franco.

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