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Francis Meaning


What does Francis mean?

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.

The Given Name Francis

Francis is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Although often used, your popular little Francis, is sure to make it all his own.

Francis falls into the name categories classic, place.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Francis 'King' Clancy, and Francis Bacon.

Francis Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 480 in baby name popularity for boys with 606 occurrences. It ranked 2,411 in baby name popularity for girls with 74 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 460 in baby name popularity for boys with 658 occurrences. It ranked 2,361 in baby name popularity for girls with 77 occurrences.

Want to see how Francis sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Francis Name Popularity Page.

Francis Related Names

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

Francis has the diminutives (nicknames) France, Frankie.

Famous Franciss

  • Francis ~ Pope (2013-)
  • Francis 'King' Clancy ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Francis Bacon ~ Artist
  • Francis Capra ~ Actor
  • Francis Ch'oe Kyong hwan ~ Saint
  • Francis Chakichi ~ Saint
  • Francis Crick ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1962, Scientist
  • Francis Dickenson ~ Saint
  • Francis Drake ~ Explorer
  • Francis Ford Coppola ~ Film Director
  • Francis Kuloi ~ Saint
  • Francis Man ~ Saint
  • Francis of Assisi ~ Saint
  • Francis of Saint Bonaventure ~ Saint
  • Francis Page ~ Saint
  • Francis Peyton Rous ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1966
  • Francis Pinzokere ~ Saint
  • Francis Takea ~ Saint
  • Francis Taylor ~ Saint
  • Francis Troy ~ Far From the Madding Crowd character
  • Francis Trung Van Tran ~ Saint
  • Francis William Aston ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1922
  • Francis Xavier ~ Saint
  • Francis Xavier Can ~ Saint
  • Francis Xavier Mau ~ Saint
  • Francis Xavier Seelos ~ Saint
  • Francis Younghusband ~ Explorer

Francis 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 Francis.

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Francis Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Francis.

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.