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What does Franco mean?

Franco Pronunciation of Franco as a name for boys is of Latin and Old German origin, and the meaning of Franco is "frenchman". Franco is a version of Francis (Latin). Franco is also a variant of Frank (Old German).



VARIANTS Franky, Franko, Frankie

RELATIONS VIA FRANCIS, FRANK Ferenc, Fran, Franc, Francesco, Franche, Franchot, Francisco, Franck, Francke, Francois, Franio, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Fransisco, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzi, Franzin, Frasco, Paco, Pancho



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How popular is Franco?

Franco is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#571 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Franco was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #695 in the U.S. in the year 2016, and is at #808 presently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Franco name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Franco (#808 VIA LATEST LIST) listed in the Top 2000 are Francesco (#1445), Francis (#480), Francisco (#285), Francois, Frank (#392), Frankie (#1049), Franky, Frans, Fransisco, Frantz and Franz. Other forms, like Franchot, are uncommon. These forms of Franco were favored during the years 1880-1889 (USAGE OF 3.1%) and are now much less widespread (USAGE 0.2%, DOWN 94.3%), with versions such as Francis becoming less in vogue. Franco is the most chic name for newborns among these.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frank, Frankie, Franky, Fransisco, Frantz, Franz in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bianco, Blanco, Branch, Brando, Branko, Bronco, Draco, Erico, Errico, Fabio, Falco, Falcon, Fane, Farand, Fargo, Faro, Favio, Ferench (see Ferenc), Fernando, Fico, Flann, Flavio, Foncho (see Alfonso), Fonso, Fonzo, Fraener, Fraenir, Fraine, Fraser, Frayn, Frayne, Frazer, Frean, Fredo, Fredro, French, Frick, Frido, Frisco, Isacco, Jaco and Marco. These names tend to be more frequently used than Franco.

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