FRANCISCO
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: frahn-THEES-ko (Spanish), frahn-SEES-ko (Latin American Spanish), frÉ™n-SEESH-koo (Portuguese)   [key]
Meaning & History
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). A notable bearer was Francisco de Goya, a Spanish painter and engraver. The name was also borne by Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Curro, Fran, Paco, Pancho, Paquito (Spanish), Chico (Portuguese)
FEMININE FORMS: Francisca (Spanish), Francisca (Portuguese)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Frantzisko, Patxi (Basque), Francesc (Catalan), Frane, Franjo, Franko, Frano, Fran (Croatian), František (Czech), Frans (Danish), Franciscus, Frans (Dutch), Francis, Fran, Frank, Franny (English), Frans, Ransu (Finnish), Francis, François, Francisque (French), Franz (German), Ferenc, Feri, Ferkó (Hungarian), Proinsias (Irish), Francesco, Franco (Italian), Franciscus (Late Roman), Frens, Frenske (Limburgish), Pranciškus (Lithuanian), Frans (Norwegian), Franciszek (Polish), Frang (Scottish), Franjo (Serbian), Franc, Frančišek, Fran (Slovene), Frans (Swedish), Ffransis (Welsh)
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