Namesakes

Australian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Frank Forde (a.k.a. Francis)   1945  
Austrian Dukes and Emperors: 2 emperors
Emperor Franz I (a.k.a. Francis)   1792-1835  
Emperor Franz Joseph I (a.k.a. Francis)   1848-1916  
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 1 pope
Francis   2013-  
Bohemian Kings: 2 kings
King František (a.k.a. Francis)   1792-1835  
King František Josef I (a.k.a. Francis)   1848-1916  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 character, 1 hero
Francis Troy   1847   Far From the Madding Crowd  
Christopher John Francis Boone   2003   The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character
Franz Joseph I (a.k.a. Francis)   1992   Elisabeth  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Doyle (a.k.a. Francis)   1999   Angel  
Joey Tribbiani (a.k.a. Francis)   1994; 2004   Friends; Joey  
Frankish and French Kings: 2 kings
King François I (a.k.a. Francis)   1515-1547  
King François II (a.k.a. Francis)   1559-1560  
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors: 2 king/emperors
King/Emperor Franz I (a.k.a. Francis)   1745-1765  
King/Emperor Franz II (a.k.a. Francis)   1792-1806  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 ice hockey
(baseball) Frankie Frisch (a.k.a. Francis)   1947  
(ice hockey) Francis "King" Clancy   1958  
(basketball) Francis "Chick" Hearn   2003  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 2 kings
King Ferenc (a.k.a. Francis)   1792-1835  
King Ferenc József I (a.k.a. Francis)   1848-1916  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 chemistry, 2 medicine, 2 physics
(chemistry) Francis William Aston   1922  
(physics) Victor Francis Hess   1936  
(chemistry) William Giauque (a.k.a. Francis)   1949  
(medicine) Francis Crick   1962  
(medicine) Francis Peyton Rous   1966  
(physics) Nevill Francis Mott   1977  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 5 actors
Frank Sinatra (a.k.a. Francis)   1915-1998  
Frank Finlay (a.k.a. Francis)   1926-2016  
Birdy Sweeney (a.k.a. Francis)   1931-1999  
Lex Marinos (a.k.a. Francis)   1949-  
Francis Capra   1983-  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
Francis Bacon   1909-1992  
Notable Athletes: 1 baseball, 1 ice hockey, 1 soccer
(baseball) Frankie Frisch (a.k.a. Francis)   1898-1973  
(ice hockey) Francis "King" Clancy   1903-1986  
(soccer) John O'Shea (a.k.a. Francis)   1981-  
Notable Evildoers: 1 pirate
Francis Drake   1540-1596  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 3 explorers
Francis Drake   1540-1596  
Richard Francis Burton   1821-1890  
Francis Younghusband   1863-1942  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Francis Ford Coppola   1939-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician, 1 singer
Frank Sinatra (a.k.a. Francis)   1915-1998     
Jon Bon Jovi (a.k.a. Francis)   1962-   rock  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher, 1 theologian
Francis of Assisi   c. 1182-1226  
Francis Bacon   1561-1626  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist
Francis Crick   1916-2004  
Notable Writers: 1 author
F. Scott Fitzgerald (a.k.a. Francis)   1896-1940  
Olympic Medalists: 8 gold, 6 bronze, 6 silver, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/bronze
(bronze) Francis Lane   1896   100 m  
(gold) Tom Kiely (a.k.a. Francis)   1904   decathlon  
(bronze/silver) Francis Gailey   1904   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 880 yard freestyle  
(bronze) Jimmy Tremeer (a.k.a. Francis)   1908   400 m hurdles  
(gold) Frank Irons (a.k.a. Francis)   1908   long jump  
(gold) Francis Hussey   1924   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Francis Johnson   1936   basketball  
(silver) Francis Schewetta   1948   4x400 m relay  
(silver) Jim Delaney (a.k.a. Francis)   1948   shot put  
(gold) Walt Davis (a.k.a. Francis)   1952   high jump  
(bronze) Peter Higgins (a.k.a. Francis)   1956   4x400 m relay  
(silver) David Lean (a.k.a. Francis)   1956   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Isabelle Daniels (a.k.a. Francis)   1956   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Michael Francis Troy   1960   swimming - 200 m butterfly; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Francis Xavier Gorman   1964   diving - springboard  
(gold) Don Dee (a.k.a. Francis)   1968   basketball  
(bronze) Tom Farrell (a.k.a. Francis)   1968   800 m  
(bronze) Francis Kerbiriou   1972   4x400 m relay  
(silver) Kevin Joyce (a.k.a. Francis)   1972   basketball  
(gold/bronze) Conn Findlay (a.k.a. Francis)   1956; 1960; 1964; 1976   rowing; sailing  
(gold) Jon Koncak (a.k.a. Francis)   1984   basketball  
(silver) Francis Obikwelu   2004   100 m  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor, 1 director
(actor) Frank Sinatra (a.k.a. Francis)   1953   From Here to Eternity  
(director) Francis Ford Coppola   1974   The Godfather Part II  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Seán Lemass (a.k.a. Francis)   1959-1966   Ireland  
Saints: 31 saints, 24 blessed
Saint Francis of Assisi   c. 1182-1226  
Blessed Francesco Veninbeni of Fabriano (a.k.a. Francis)   1251-1322  
Blessed Francesco Arrighetto (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1328  
Saint Francesco of Pesaro (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1350  
Saint Francesco di Paola (a.k.a. Francis)   1416-1508  
Saint Francis Xavier   1506-1552  
Blessed Francesco di Calderola (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1507  
Saint Francisco Borgia (a.k.a. Francis)   1510-1572  
Saint Francisco Solano (a.k.a. Francis)   1549-1610  
Saint Francesco Caracciolo (a.k.a. Francis)   1563-1608  
Blessed Francisco Pacheco (a.k.a. Francis)   1565-1626  
Saint François de Sales (a.k.a. Francis)   1567-1622  
Saint Francisus de Roye (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1572  
Blessed Francisco Aranha (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1583  
Blessed Francis Dickenson   ?-1590  
Blessed Arthur Bell (a.k.a. Francis)   1590-1643  
Saint Francisco of Nagasaki (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1597  
Saint Francisco of Saint Michael (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1597  
Saint Francisco Branco (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1597  
Saint Jean-François Régis (a.k.a. Francis)   1597-1640  
Blessed Francis Page   ?-1602  
Saint Francisco Fernández de Capillas (a.k.a. Francis)   1606-1648  
Blessed Francis Taylor   ?-1621  
Saint Francis of Saint Bonaventure   ?-1622  
Blessed Francis Chakichi   ?-1622  
Blessed Francis Takea   ?-1622  
Saint Francisco de Morales (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1622  
Saint Francisco Gálvez (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1623  
Blessed François-Xavier of Montmorency-Laval (a.k.a. Francis)   1623-1708  
Blessed Francis Kuloi   ?-1627  
Blessed Francis Pinzokere   ?-1627  
Saint Francisco of Saint Mary (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1627  
Saint Francesco de Geronimo (a.k.a. Francis)   1642-1716  
Blessed Francisco Martín Fernández de Posadas (a.k.a. Francis)   1644-1713  
Saint Francesco Antonio Fasani (a.k.a. Francis)   1681-1742  
Saint Francesco Bianchi (a.k.a. Francis)   1743-1815  
Saint Françoise Gil de Frederich (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1745  
Blessed Francisco Serrano (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1748  
Blessed François-Régis Clet (a.k.a. Francis)   1748-1820  
Saint François Isidore Gagelin (a.k.a. Francis)   1799-1833  
Saint Francis Ch'oe Kyong-hwan   1804-1839  
Saint Francesco Maria da Camporosso (a.k.a. Francis)   1804-1866  
Blessed Francisco Palau (a.k.a. Francis)   1811-1872  
Saint Peter Francis Neron   1818-1860  
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos   1819-1867  
Saint Francis Trung Van Tran   1825-1858  
Blessed Francesco Faà di Bruno (a.k.a. Francis)   1825-1888  
Saint Francis Xavier Can   ?-1837  
Saint Francis Xavier Mau   ?-1838  
Saint François Jaccard (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1838  
Blessed Francis Man   ?-1839  
Blessed Francisco Spinelli (a.k.a. Francis)   1853-1913  
Blessed Francisco Gárate (a.k.a. Francis)   1857-1929  
Blessed Franciszek Rogaczewski (a.k.a. Francis)   1892-1940  
Saint Francesco Fogolla (a.k.a. Francis)   ?-1900  
Shakespearian Characters: 4 characters
Francis   Henry IV (1)  
Friar Francis   Much Ado About Nothing  
Francis Feeble   Henry IV (2)  
Francis Flute   A Midsummer Night's Dream  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Francis   2012   Peaches for Father Francis