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Meaning and Name Origin

Francine \f-ranci-ne, fr(an)-cine\ as a girls' name is pronounced fran-SEEN. It is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Francine is "French". From a French diminutive pet form of Françoise, the French form of Frances.


Francine has 5 variants: Franceen, Francena, Francene, Francille and Francina.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Frankie.

Francine has 44 more different forms via Frances: Fan, Fancey, Fanchette, Fancie, Fancy, Fanechka, Fania, Fanney, Fannie, Fanny, Fanya, Fran, France, Francee, Franceline, Francesca, Francess, Francetta, Francette, Francey, Franchesca, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francisca, Franciska, Francoise, Francyne, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Franki, Frankie, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Fransabella, Fransabelle, Franzetta, Franzi, Franziska and Fronia.


Francine is a very popular first name for women (#514 out of 4276, Top 12%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Francine for girls. Francine was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #269 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Francine and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Francine appearing in the Top 1000 are Francesca (#426 a year ago), Frances (#602), Frank, Frankie, Francisca, Fronia, Fran, Fannie and Fanny. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly less since, with forms like Francisca, Frank, Francine, Fannie and Fanny falling out of fashion. Francesca (#426) is the most fashionable girl name in this list, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fannie, Fanny, Fran, Frances, Francesca, Francine, Francisca, Frank, Frankie, Fronia in U.S.

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