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Fran 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 name Franisbel.
Baby names that sound like Fran are Ferran, Faryn, Farran, Farin, Faren, Fern, Franie and Frania.
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Popularity of Fran
Fran is a very popular first name for women (#865 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people. (1990 U.S. Census)
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