Meaning and name origin
Francois \f-ran-cois, fr(a)-ncois\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Francois is "frenchman". Francois is a variant of Francis (Latin): English form of Italian Francesco (Late Latin Franciscus; see Frank).
Francois has 1 variant form: Franzi.
Francois is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3296 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Francois and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Francis (#478). (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Franco. Like Francois, this name is not commonly used.