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pinWhat does Franco mean?

Franco /fran-co/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Latin and Old German origin, and the meaning of Franco is "frenchman". Franco is a version of Francis (Latin) with the suffix -o. Franco is also a variant of Frank (Old German).


Franco has 3 variants: Frankie, Franko and Franky.

Franco has 41 more relations via Francis, Frank: Chico, Curro, Ferenc, Feri, Ffransis, Fran, Franc, Francesco, Franche, Franchesco, Franchesko, Franchot, Francisco, Franciscus, Franciskus, Francisque, Franciszek, Franck, Francke, Francois, Franio, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Fransisco, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi, Franzin, Frasco, Frascuelo, Frasquito, Paco, Pacorro, Panchito, Pancho, Paquito and Proinsias.

Kreatif forms: Flanco, Franqu, Fransco. [more]

pinHow popular is Franco?

Franco is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#571 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Franco for boys. Franco was first listed in 2004 and reached its apex rank of #748 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is at #817 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Franco and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Franco (#817 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000 are Francesco, Francis (#478 a year ago), Francisco (#232), Frank (#336), Frankie (#929) and Franz. Forms like Francois are uncommon. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5286%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.3154%, down 40.3%), with the versions Francesco, Francis, Frank and Frankie becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Frankie, Franz in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frank, Frankie outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

A recommended similar baby name is French. Like Franco, this name is not frequently used.