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It also means "Liberator" in Hebrew.
-- frangg23  11/15/2005
San Francisco, California, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
-- breakofday  12/29/2005
Francisco Pizarro was a Spanish conquistador who helped conquer the Incan Empire, but for some reason I kept mixing his name with Vasco de Gama's and got Francisco de Gama. (Which sounds pretty cool, if you ask me. Any de Gamas out there need a baby name?)
-- vattenkvinna  1/2/2008
This is my boyfriend's name and I absolutely love it. It's very masculine and powerful. It's also easy to pronounce.
-- Anonymous User  5/10/2009
Francisco Cervelli of the New York Yankees is a bearer of this name.
-- Anonymous User  6/3/2009
Pronounced [fruhn-CEESH-koo] in Portuguese.
-- SugarPlumFairy  4/16/2010
Francisco Bayeu (1734-1795) was a Spanish painter.
-- Anonymous User  9/9/2011
Francisco (1795-1801) was the son of King Joao VI of Portugal and his wife Carlota.
-- CarolinW  7/20/2012
Francisco (1691-1742) was the son of King Pedro II of Portugal and his second wife Marie Sophie.
-- CarolinW  7/22/2012
Francisco (1634-1634) was the son of King Philip IV of Spain and his wife Elisabeth.
-- CarolinW  7/22/2012
Francisco Lachowski (born 13 May 1991) is a Brazilian model.
-- Anonymous User  1/16/2013
Reminds me of the movie Elf when Buddy meets a guy named Francisco and he's flipping through the pages of a book going "Francisco, Francisco," :D.
-- Anonymous User  1/19/2013
I think that this is becoming a less and less popular name within Spanish society. This is just a guess from a football fan, but I've seen players named Francisco go by Isco, Paco, Juanfran, etc.: not by their given name Francisco though. Maybe it has something to do with Francisco Franco?
-- Anonymous User  1/18/2015
My father and great grandfather both have this name though my dad shortens it to Frank which bothers my grandmother to no end. She finds the name perfect just the way it is and doesn't see why he would want to shorten it. My father keeps telling me he would love me to name a son after him one day. I do love how this name sounds but I always have problems trying to remember how to spell it. So yeah I really do love this name and most likely use it as a middle name if I ever have a son.
-- LellyMaria  9/12/2015
Francisco Javier "Patxi" López Álvarez is a Spanish socialist politician who was President of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country from 2009 to 2012 and President of the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the Spanish Cortes Generales, in the short lived eleventh legislature from January 2016 to July 2016. He was also Secretary-General of the Socialist Party of Euskadi - Euskadiko Ezkerra, the Basque affiliate of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party, from 2002 to 2014.
-- cutenose  1/17/2017
Francisco de Asís Rivera Ordóñez is a Spanish torero or 'bullfighter'. Rivera belongs to a long line of famous bullfighters: his great-grandfather was Cayetano Ordóñez, El Nino de la Palma; his grandfather was Antonio Ordóñez; his granduncle was Luis Miguel Dominguín; his father was Francisco Rivera Paquirri; his brother is Cayetano Rivera Ordóñez; his cousin is Jose Antonio Canales Rivera.
-- cutenose  1/25/2017
Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez commonly known as Isco, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Real Madrid.
-- lilolaf  1/27/2017

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