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What does Cisco mean?

Cisco Pronunciation of Cisco [cis-co] as a boys' name is pronounced SIS-koh. It is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Cisco is "frenchman". Diminutive of Francisco.


2 different relations via Francisco: Chico and Frisco.

Creative forms:
(male) Ciscot, Crisco, ..

(female) Cisca, Ciscay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Cisco Boyd (C.B.), ..

How popular is Cisco?

Cisco is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#9723 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Francisco (#247 from current records) and Chico are the popular varying forms of Cisco (not ranked). Adoption of these relations of Cisco was at its highest in the year 1997 (average #1066) and is somewhat lower today (#1123, 48.9% less usage). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chico, Francisco in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cisco and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ciro, Cosmo, Crispo, Fico, Nicco, Nico, Ricco, Rico and Rosco. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cisco.

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