Francis: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from the Latin name Franciscus, meaning “Frenchman.” He doesn’t have to be born in France to use this name, but that would be a fun story to tell.


Fran, Frank, Frankie.

Famous people named Francis:

Nobel Prize winners Francis Aston and Francis Rous; singer Francis “Frank” Sinatra; film director Francis Ford Coppola; poet (and writer of the National Anthem) Francis Scott Key.

Fun fact:

The “F” in the name of novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald stands for Francis.

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