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Meaning and name origin

Francisco \f-rancis-co, fr(a)-nci-sco\ as a boy's name is pronounced frahn-CEES-koh. It is of Spanish and Portuguese origin. Variant of Francis.


Francisco has 3 variant forms: Chico, Francesco and Frisco.

For more information, see also related boy names Cisco, Paco and Pancho.


Francisco is a very popular first name for males (#145 out of 1220, Top 12%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2633 out of 88799, Top 3%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Francisco for boys (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Francisco and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Francisco (#232), Francis (#478) and Francesco. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Francisco, Francis, Francesco in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Francisco is also pronounced similarly to Franciscus and Fransisco. Another suggested similar baby name is Franchesco. These names tend to be less commonly used than Francisco.