What does Francine mean?
Francine [francine] 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.
Related girl name: Frankie.
Francine has 23 more different relations via Frances: Fancie, Fannie▼, France, Francee, Franceline, Francess, Francette, Francey, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francisca▼, Franciska, Francoise, Francyne, Frania, Franie, Franki, Frankie▼, Franni, Frannie, Franny and Franzi.Creative forms:
(female) Franne, Frucine, ..
(male) Franan, Frantan, .. Middle name pairings:
Francine Lilia (F.L.), ..
How popular is Francine?
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. Demographics)
Francine was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #265 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Francine appearing in the Top 2000 are Frances (#514 via latest list), Frankie (#992), Francisca, Francina, Francie, France, Francene and Fannie. Other variants, like Franciska, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Francine reached its highest in the 1920s (average #1085) and has become significantly diminished since, with forms like Frankie falling out of fashion.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Amandine, Arachne, Armantine, Blandine, Brandice, Brandie▼, Brandin, Brandise, Branice, Brucine (see Brucie), Faline, Fantine, Fayline, Fernandine (see Fernanda), Franca, Francesca▲, Franceska, Francetta, Franchesa, Frani, Franisbel, Frank▼, Franka, Franky, Frannee (see Fran), Franziska, Giannine, Gracie, Gracina, Hansine, Jacine, Janine▼, Jannine, Jeanine▼, Jeannine▼, Marcine, Nancie, Nanine, Orangina, Raycine, Tracie▼, Tralaine and Yancie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Francine.See names in meaning and etymology.