Francisco - boys name

Francisco name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 82%

Francisco name meaning:

The name Francisco is derived from the Latin name Franciscus, which means "Frenchman" or "free man." It is a masculine given name with Spanish and Portuguese origins. Francisco is a popular name in various Spanish-speaking countries, as well as in Portugal and Brazil.

The name Francisco holds cultural and historical significance due to its association with Saint Francis of Assisi. Saint Francis was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher in the 13th century, known for his devotion to poverty, peace, and the environment. He is the patron saint of animals, ecology, and the environment. As a result, the name Francisco is often seen as symbolic of humility, compassion, and a love for nature.

In addition to its religious connotations, Francisco is also a name that exudes strength and charisma. It is a timeless and classic name that has been used for generations. Due to its multicultural appeal, Francisco has become a popular choice for parents seeking a name that reflects their heritage and values.

Origin: Latin

Variant of Francis: Frenchman. Famous Bearer: movie producer Francis Ford Coppola.

Related names

Francis , Chico, Fan, Ferenc, Fereng, Ferike, Ferko, Franc, Franchot, Francisco , Franciska, Francoise, Frank , Frannie, Franny, Franz

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 841 out of 4789

37 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Francisco

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