Given Name FRANCISCO

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: fran-THEES-ko (European Spanish), fran-SEES-ko (Latin American Spanish), frən-SEESH-koo (Portuguese)   [details]

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.

Categories

footballers, moons of Uranus, top 10 in Portugal, top 100 Portugal
DIMINUTIVES: Curro, Fran, Paco, Pancho, Paquito (Spanish), Chico (Portuguese)
FEMININE FORMS: Francisca (Spanish), Francisca (Portuguese)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Frantzisko, Patxi (Basque), Frañsez (Breton), Francesc, Cesc (Catalan), Francescu (Corsican), 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), Frantziscu (Sardinian), Frang (Scottish), Franjo (Serbian), Franc, Frančišek, Fran (Slovene), Frans (Swedish), Ffransis (Welsh)