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Meaning and name origin

Fran \f-ran\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Fran), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fran is "French". Short form of Frances. Also used as an independent name. Comedienne Fran Drescher; writer Fran Lebowitz.

Fran has 5 variant forms: Frani, Frannee, Franni, Frannie and Franny.

For more information, see also the related girl name Franisbel.

There is 1 masculine form of Fran: Francis.


Fran is a very popular first name for females (#865 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Fran for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fran name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fran outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Fran and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Fran and Frances. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fran, Frances in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frances outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Fan, Faren, Farin, Farran, Faryn, Fern, Ferran, Frania, Franie and Frank. These names tend to be less commonly used than Fran.


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