Meaning and Name Origin
Panchito \p(a)-nchi-to, pan-chito\ as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the name Panchito means "frenchman". Panchito is a form of Francis (Latin): English form of Italian Francesco (Late Latin Franciscus; see Frank). A scarce name for babies.
Panchito has 41 related variations via Francis: Chico, Curro, Ferenc, Feri, Ffransis, Fran, Francesco▼, Franche, Franchesco, Franchesko, Franchot, Francisco, Franciscus, Franciskus, Francisque, Franciszek, Franco, Francois, Franio, Frank▼, Frankie▼, Franko, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Fransisco, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi, Franzin, Frasco, Frascuelo, Frasquito, Paco, Pacorro, Pancho, Paquito and Proinsias.
Panchito is an uncommon first name for men. Panchito is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Panchito and affiliated names. Popular alternative forms of Panchito (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Francesco, Francis (#478 in 2014), Francisco (#232), Franco (#817), Frank (#336), Frankie (#929) and Franz. These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1900-1909 and are now much less popular, with the forms Francesco, Francis, Frank and Frankie becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)