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What does Paco mean?

Paco Pronunciation of Paco [pa-co] as a boys' name is of Spanish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Paco is "from France". Variant of Francis. A diminutive of Francisco. Fashion designer Paco Rabanne.


Paco has 1 variant: Pacorro.

Affiliated boy name: Paquito.

4 more different relations via Francis, Francisco: Chico, Franco, Frasco and Pancho.

1 feminine form: Paquita.

Creative forms:
(male) Paico, Pano, ..

(female) Pachy, Pala, ..

Middle name pairings:
Paco Tobin (P.T.), ..

How popular is Paco?

Paco is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#50903 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Francisco (#247 in recent rankings), Francis (#482), Franco (#878) and Chico are the prominent related forms of Paco (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Frasco, are seldom used. These relations of Paco were favored as baby names a century ago (usage of 0.64%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.12%, down 80.7%), with the version Francis becoming somewhat dated. Franco is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chico, Francis, Francisco, Franco in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Paco and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Paco is alike in pronunciation to Packey. Other recommended names are Draco, Falco, Fico, Jaco, Marco, Nico, Paavo, Pablo, Pace, Page, Paice, Pain, Pal, Pali, Pall, Paolo, Par, Parr, Pascoe, Pat, Paton, Pats, Paul, Paulo, Pavlo, Paxon, Payce, Paz, Pino, Pio, Pipo, Plato and Rico. These names tend to be more frequently used than Paco.

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