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Francois /fran-cois/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the name Francois means "frenchman". Francois is an alternate spelling of Francis (Latin). Francia is a familiar last name.


Francois has 1 variant: Franzi.

Francois has 40 more alternative forms via Francis: Chico, Curro, Ferenc, Feri, Ffransis, Fran, Francesco, Franche, Franchesco, Franchesko, Franchot, Francisco, Franciscus, Franciskus, Francisque, Franciszek, Franco, Franio, Frank, Frankie, Franko, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Fransisco, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzin, Frasco, Frascuelo, Frasquito, Paco, Pacorro, Panchito, Pancho, Paquito and Proinsias.

Kreatif forms: Facois, Farncois, Francoisfa. [more]

pinHow popular is Francois?

Francois is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3079 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent varying forms of Francois (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 are Francesco, Francis (#478 in 2014), Francisco (#232), Franco (#817), Frank (#336), Frankie (#929) and Franz. Variants like Francisque are seldom used. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5286%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.3154%, down 40.3%), with the forms Francesco, Francis, Frank and Frankie becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Francois and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Francesco, Francis, Francisco, Franco, 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.