First name origin & meaning:
Old French: Free; an androgynous name, though Frances is generally used for girls and Francis for boys
First name variations: Franco, Franciskus, Francys, Frannie, Franny, Franscis, Fransis, Franus, Frencis, Francis
Last name origins & meanings:
- French: ethnic name for an inhabitant of France (i.e., of what
is now the northern part of the country, where langue d’oïl was
spoken). See also Lafrance.
- Czech (Franče): see
- Slovenian: from the personal name France, a
vernacular form of Frančišek, Latin Franciscus
- Possibly also an Americanized spelling
of German Franz.
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