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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Francis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Franco. Like Francois, this name is not commonly used.