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What does Fran mean?

Fran /fran/ as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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.

Variations

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

Related girl name: Franisbel.

Fran has 20 more relations via Frances: Fan, Fancy, Fania, Fanny, Fanya, France, Francee, Francey, Franci, Francia, Francie, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Franki, Frankie, Franky, Franzi and Fronia.

Fran has 1 masculine form: Francis.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Faran, Foran, ..

(male) Franna, Franne, ..

How popular is Fran?

Fran is a very prominent first name for women (#865 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#68360 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name statistics of Fran for girls. Fran was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #736 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fran name in U.S.

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

Popular varying forms of Fran listed in the Top 2000 are Frances (#602 last year), Frankie (#1155), Frank, Fronia, Francie, Fan, France and Fanny. Other forms, like Franci, are uncommon. These forms of Fran were popular as birth names 9 decades ago (average #1288) and have become much less popular since, with forms like Frances becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fran, Fan, Fanny, France, Frances in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Francie, Frank, Frankie, Fronia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE FRAN

Recommended names are Adan, Aeran, Arlan, Dian, Doran, Dwan, Dyan, Elan, Eman, Evan, Fae, Fara, Farah, Faren, Farin, Farran, Faryn, Faun, Fawn, Fay, Fern, Ferran, Flana, Franca, Fraya, Fred, Iman, Jan, Jean, Joan, Karan, Lean, Miran, Nan, Niran, Rian, Ryan, San, Saran, Sean, Shan, Sian, Taran and Van. These names tend to be less commonly used than Fran.


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