Francis

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #505 in 2013 and #478 in 2014.

Famous People

Francis Capra (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Francis De Sales (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Francis Ford (Movie Actor), Francis Guinan (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Francis L. Sullivan (Movie Actor), Francis Lederer (Movie Actor), Francis Leon (Singer), Francis McDonald (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Latin Franciscus ‎(“French(man)”) (from Francia 'France', from the Germanic tribal name of the Franks, meaning frank, free), originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the Latin language-), a rare spelling variant of Frances.

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-)

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

In French

Origin: From English Francis.

Meaning(s):

-( male name), variant of François.

In Dutch

Origin: From Latin Franciscus, originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Latvian

Origin: First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1522. From Latin Franciscus. Corresponding to English Francis.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).