First name origin & meaning:
Old French: Free; an androgynous name, though Frances is generally used for girls and Francis for boys
First name variations: Francesca, Francisca, Fran, Franny, Fanny, Francine, Francene, Francess, Francesta
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: variant spelling of Francis.
(Francés), Portuguese (Francês), and southern
French and Catalan (Francès): from an ethnic name meaning
‘Frenchman’ (see Francis).
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