Francis

Francis
GenderMale/Female
MeaningLight Bringer
OriginEngland
Wikipedia articlesAll pages beginning with Francis
Francis is an English and Scottish first name and a surname ultimately descended from the Italian name Francesco, the name Francis of Assisi.

Francis is a name that has many derivatives, the most common being Frank. The female version of the name in English is Frances, with emphasis on the letter e, and (less commonly) Francine. The name Fran is a common diminutive for Francis, Frances and Francine.In Italian and Spanish, the form Fran is mostly used for boys and men, while Franci is more common for girls and women.

Related names in other languages

Related names are common in other Western European languages, in countries that are (or were before the Reformation) Catholic. These names include:

Derivation

Francesco was the name given to Saint Francis of Assisi by his father in memory of the boy's mother, a Frenchwoman, who died when the child was still in his early years. It means 'Little Frenchman'. The name of France itself comes from the Germanic people known as the Franks; the origin of their name is unclear but perhaps meaning "free".

People with the surname Francis

Rulers named Francis

People known as Saints Francis

Other uses

See also

  • All pages beginning with Francis
  • All pages beginning with Frank

References

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Writing system: Latin (English variant) 
Official status
Official language of: 53 countries
Regulated by: no official regulation
Language codes
ISO 639-1: en
ISO 639-2: eng
ISO 639-3: eng  
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A given name is a personal name which specifies and differentiates between members of a group of individuals, especially a family, all of whose members usually share the same family name (Surname) .
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A family name, surname, last name, patronymic, or metronymic, is the part of a person's name indicating the family to which the person belongs. The use of family names is currently widespread in cultures around the world.
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Official language of:  European Union
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 San Marino
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Francesco may refer to:
  • Francesco Berni (1497 - 1536), Italian writer;
  • Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer;
  • Francesco Primaticcio, Italian painter, architect, and sculptor;
  • Francesco Patrizi, Italian philosopher and scientist;

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Frances is a 1982 Universal motion picture starring Jessica Lange, Kim Stanley, Sam Shepard. When it was released this film was advertised as a purportedly true account of actress Frances Farmer's life but the script was largely fictional and
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Christianity

Foundations
Jesus Christ
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New Covenant Supersessionism
Dispensationalism
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History of Christianity Timeline
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Francesco may refer to:
  • Francesco Berni (1497 - 1536), Italian writer;
  • Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian writer;
  • Francesco Primaticcio, Italian painter, architect, and sculptor;
  • Francesco Patrizi, Italian philosopher and scientist;

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Fran may refer to:
  • Tropical Storm Fran, the name for thirteen tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean & Western Pacific
  • Hurricane Fran, a powerful Cape Verde-type hurricane of the 1996 Atlantic hurricane season

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Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco Bahamonde (4 December 1892 - November 19 or November 20, 1975), commonly abbreviated to Francisco Franco (pron. IPA: [fɾan'θisko 'fɾaŋko]) or
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See francisca for the frankish throwing-axe.


Francesca is an Italian female given name, derived from the Latin male name Franciscus meaning 'free'.
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Official status
Official language of: Vatican City
Used for official purposes, but not spoken in everyday speech
Regulated by: Opus Fundatum Latinitas
Roman Catholic Church
Language codes
ISO 639-1: la
ISO 639-2: lat
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Franciscus may refer to:
  • Franciscus Henri
  • Franciscus Accursius
  • Franciscus Gomarus
  • Franciscus Donders
  • Franciscus Patricius
  • James Franciscus

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 Spanish, Castilian
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Writing system: Latin (Spanish variant)
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ISO 639-1: none
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Francisco may refer to:
  • Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador
  • Francisco d'Anconia, a character in Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged

See also

  • Francis
  • Francesco

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Paco is a nickname for the Spanish name of Francisco, a form of Francis. The nickname has its origins in Saint Francis of Assisi, who was the father of the Franciscan order.
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Fran may refer to:
  • Tropical Storm Fran, the name for thirteen tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean & Western Pacific
  • Hurricane Fran, a powerful Cape Verde-type hurricane of the 1996 Atlantic hurricane season

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Pancho may be:
  • The short for Spanish name Francisco in many American countries.
  • Pancho Barnes, aviatrix
  • Pancho Gonzales, tennis player
  • Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary
  • A character in Plaza Sésamo

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Writing system: Latin alphabet (Portuguese variant) 
Official status
Official language of: Angola
Brazil
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East Timor
Equatorial Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Macau (PRC)
Mozambique
Portugal
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Francisco may refer to:
  • Francisco Pizarro, a Spanish conquistador
  • Francisco d'Anconia, a character in Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged

See also

  • Francis
  • Francesco

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Chico may refer to:

People

  • Diego "Chico" Corrales, lightweight boxing champion
  • Chico Marx, an actor and one of the Marx Brothers
  • Chico Buarque, Brazilian singer and writer
  • Chico DeBarge, an R&B singer

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The francisca or francesca is a throwing axe that was used as a weapon by the early Franks, among whom it was a characteristic national weapon until around the middle of the 8th century.
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French (français, pronounced [fʁɑ̃ˈsɛ]) is a Romance language originally spoken in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Switzerland, and today by about 300 million people around the world as either
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François may refer to:
  • Francois Desrosiers, Bathurst minor hockey player.
  • a French name; Francis in English
  • François (album), the 1989 album by Desireless
François is part of the name of several communes in France:

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Franck can refer to:

People:
  • César Franck (1822–1890), Belgian composer of the Romantic era
  • Harry A. Franck (1881–1962), travel writer
  • James Franck (1882–1964), a German physicist and Nobel laureate

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German language (Deutsch, ] ) is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages.
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