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Fran (boy)

What does Fran mean?

Fran Pronunciation of Fran as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Fran) is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Fran is "frenchman". Fran is an alternate spelling of Francis (Latin).




OTHER FORMS VIA FRANCIS Ferenc, Feri, Franche, Franco, Franio, Frank, Frankie, Franko, Frannie, Frans, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi, Franzin, Frasco




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How popular is Fran?

Fran is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#68360 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Fran (NOT IN TOP 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Frank (#392 A YEAR AGO), Francis (#480), Franco (#808), Frankie (#1049), Frans, Frantz and Franz. Other variants, like Ferenc, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Fran was widespread among parents in the 1880s (MEDIAN #1366) and has become much lower since (#1247, 96.7%). Frank is the firm favorite, although Franco seems to be getting popular too, while versions like Francis have become less contemporary. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Francis, Franco, Frank, Frankie, Frantz, Franz in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Frank, Frankie, Frans outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fran is alike in pronunciation to Fraine, Frayn, Frayne, Frean, Freen, Frewen, Frewin and Freyne. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adan, Aman, Aran, Arian, Arman, Arnan, Arran, Ban, Bran, Brian, Bryan, Ean, Eban, Edan, Egan, Eian, Elan, Eran, Erman, Ernan, Etan, Evan, Ewan, Fagan, Fain, Fane, Farand, Farin, Faron, Farran, Fay, Felan, Ferran, Finan, Finn, Flann, Flin, Franc, Franky, Freman, Frey, Fry, Furman, Garan, Gyan, Ian, Idan, Ifan, Iman, Jan, Jean, Kian, Kyran, Loran, Man, Odran, Oran, Ryan, Shan, Stan, Tan, Taran, Teran, Toran, Twan, Van and Xan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fran.

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