Meaning and name origin
Francis is a very popular first name for females (#393 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#385 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Francis for girls. Francis reached its highest rank of #239 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Francis and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Frances (#602) and Francis. (2014 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Franca, France, Francee, Francess, Francey, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francina, Francine, Francisca, Franciska, Francoise, Franki, Frankie and Franzi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Francis.