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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Francesco

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Wiktionary

From Latin Franciscus.

  1. A male given name, equivalent to Francis

Notable Persons Named Francesco

Francesco Totti is a soccer player for the A.S. Roma, Lodigiani Calcio, Italy national under-16 football team, Italy national under-17 football team, and Italy national under-19 football team. Francesco was born on September 27th, 1976 in Rome, Italy.

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Frankie Valli is a pop music, blue-eyed soul, disco, doo-wop, and pop rock musician. He was most prominent from 1951 to present. Frankie was given the name Francesco Stephen Castelluccio on May 3rd, 1934 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. Frankie is also known as Frankie Valley.

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Frank Capra was a director, producer, writer, and screenwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 1922 to 1964. Frank was given the name Francesco Rosario Capra on May 18th, 1897 in Bisacquino. He left this life on September 3rd, 1991.

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Franco Nero is an actor. He was most active from 1962 to present. Franco was given the name Francesco Clemente Giuseppe Sparanero on November 23rd, 1941 in Parma.

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Francesco Columbu is a bodybuilder. Francesco was born on August 7th, 1941 in Ollolai, Sardinia, Italy.

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Frank Costello was a rum-running, businessperson, boss (crime), gangster, racket (crime), bootlegger, businessman, crime boss, mobster, and racketeer. Frank was given the name Francesco Castiglia on January 26th, 1891 in Cassano all'Ionio. He died on February 18th, 1973.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Francesco

Eusebio Di Francesco is a soccer player for the U.S. Sassuolo Calcio, Empoli F.C., A.S. Lucchese Libertas 1905, Piacenza Calcio 1919, A.S. Roma, History of A.C. Ancona, A.C. Perugia Calcio, and Italy national football team. Eusebio was born on September 8th, 1969 in Pescara.

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Federico Di Francesco is a soccer player for the S.S. Virtus Lanciano 1924, Delfino Pescara 1936, S.S.D. Parma Calcio 1913, A.S. Gubbio 1910, U.S. Cremonese, and Italy national under-19 football team. Federico was born on June 14th, 1994 in Pisa, Italy.

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He holds the title Duke of Aosta. Prince was born as the child of Charles Emmanuel III of Sardinia and Elisabeth Therese of Lorraine on January 12th, 1738 in Palace of Venaria. He passed away on March 25th, 1745.

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Prince was born as the child of Cosimo II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, and Archduchess Maria Maddalena of Austria on October 6th, 1614 in Palazzo Pitti. He left this life on July 25th, 1634.

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Vittorio, was born on December 10th, 1694. He breathed his last breath on March 20th, 1762.

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She left this life in 1428.

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How popular is the baby name Francesco in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 6 0 6
1907 5 0 5
1908 13 0 13
1910 10 0 10
1911 9 0 9
1912 28 0 28
1913 36 0 36
1914 36 0 36
1915 36 0 36
1916 28 0 28
1917 39 0 39
1918 30 0 30
1919 34 0 34
1920 23 0 23
1921 30 0 30
1922 26 0 26
1923 22 0 22
1924 19 0 19
1925 15 0 15
1926 23 0 23
1927 12 0 12
1928 15 0 15
1929 16 0 16
1930 20 0 20
1931 16 0 16
1932 10 0 10
1933 6 0 6
1934 10 0 10
1935 9 0 9
1936 10 0 10
1937 8 0 8
1938 7 0 7
1939 9 0 9
1942 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1947 15 0 15
1948 15 0 15
1949 19 0 19
1950 18 0 18
1951 13 0 13
1952 25 0 25
1953 34 0 34
1954 30 0 30
1955 30 0 30
1956 33 0 33
1957 39 0 39
1958 34 0 34
1959 19 0 19
1960 28 0 28
1961 30 0 30
1962 36 0 36
1963 42 0 42
1964 51 0 51
1965 52 0 52
1966 45 0 45
1967 60 0 60
1968 68 0 68
1969 74 0 74
1970 86 0 86
1971 78 0 78
1972 75 0 75
1973 96 0 96
1974 100 0 100
1975 118 0 118
1976 110 0 110
1977 102 0 102
1978 104 0 104
1979 102 0 102
1980 129 0 129
1981 108 0 108
1982 90 0 90
1983 90 0 90
1984 95 0 95
1985 107 0 107
1986 106 0 106
1987 112 0 112
1988 106 0 106
1989 111 0 111
1990 151 0 151
1991 138 0 138
1992 114 0 114
1993 136 0 136
1994 124 0 124
1995 139 0 139
1996 131 0 131
1997 118 0 118
1998 139 0 139
1999 145 0 145
2000 148 0 148
2001 139 0 139
2002 147 0 147
2003 142 0 142
2004 143 0 143
2005 160 0 160
2006 165 0 165
2007 153 0 153
2008 127 0 127
2009 151 0 151
2010 117 0 117
2011 138 0 138
2012 119 0 119
2013 120 0 120
2014 143 0 143
2015 131 0 131
2016 136 0 136
2017 120 0 120

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Popularity of Francesco as a first name

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Popularity of Francesco as a last name

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Common last names for Francesco

  • Russo
  • Ferraro
  • Bruno
  • Rizzo
  • Deluca
  • Dimarco
  • Ferrara

Common first names for Francesco

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Francesco U.S.
  White 87.13% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Francesco

People with the last name Francesco are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Francesco

  • How Popular is the name Francesco? Francesco is the 3,027th most popular name of all time. As a last name Francesco was the 71,678th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Francesco have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,301 babies born with the first name Francesco in the United States. That's more than enough people named Francesco to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Francesco? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Francesco first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Francesco is Monday, October 12th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Francesco born? The highest recorded use of the first name Francesco was in 2006 with a total of 165 babies.
  • Random Francesco Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Francesco is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 53 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Francesco: Your name in reverse order is Ocsecnarf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sceafncor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Francesco? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 272 people with the last name Francesco.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Francesco? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Francesco as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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