Francisco

Francisco - A very unique male name



  Jul 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Francisco, meaning Frenchman or free man, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #249. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Francisco and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Francisco? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Francisco. The baby boy name Francisco was given to 1,531 baby boys in 2012, ranking #227 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,072 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Francisco peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1991 on position 114.



Famous with this name

Francisco YagŁe
Francisco Letamendia.
Francisco


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Francisco is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Francisco is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #92 - and is the least popular in Tennessee at position #614.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Francisco is where you live.


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Francisco origin and meaning

Francisco is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means Frenchman or free man. To see famous people named Francisco, pop culture references for the name Francisco and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Francisco

We've found the following names that sound similar to Francisco, sorted by popularity.

Frank / Francis / Franklin / Frankie / Francesco / Franco / Franklyn / Fransisco / Frances / Franky /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012227
2011213
2010199
2009183
2008171
2007151
2006157
2005142
2004147
2003147
2002141
2001138
2000138
1999135
1998139
1997134
1996134
1995125
1994120
1993119
1992121
1991114
1990115
1989127
1988133
1987137
1986148
1985142
1984151
1983151
1982157
1981144
1980154
1979154
1978154
1977162
1976157
1975152
1974163
1973171
1972184
1971202
1970209
1969218
1968228
1967233
1966244
1965263
1964270
1963279
1962272
1961288
1960283
1959297
1958288
1957270
1956259
1955261
1954243
1953250
1952263
1951255
1950255
1949273
1948276
1947292
1946301
1945305
1944307
1943318
1942340
1941333
1940317
1939320
1938307
1937303
1936294
1935300
1934291
1933315
1932290
1931258
1930254
1929233
1928249
1927241
1926271
1925265
1924296
1923278
1922300
1921299
1920291
1919327
1918358
1917357
1916388
1915398
1914359
1913325
1912340
1911252
1910249

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona92
California109
New Mexico112
Texas115
Nevada213
Illinois231
Kansas240
Connecticut247
Florida266
Colorado277
Washington281
North Carolina284
Idaho310
Oregon335
New Jersey349
Minnesota360
Georgia384
Massachusetts389
Indiana404
Arkansas409
Iowa409
Oklahoma413
New York418
Maryland421
South Carolina421
Virginia448
Nebraska456
Wisconsin468
Utah508
Kentucky516
Alabama529
Pennsylvania530
Missouri537
Michigan586
Tennessee614

Even more about Francisco


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Francisco a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Francisco?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Francisco
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,072
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,531

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