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Franco

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3k Franz (German)
2k Francois (French)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1923 8 0 8
1928 6 0 6
1930 7 0 7
1937 6 0 6
1948 7 0 7
1950 9 0 9
1953 7 0 7
1954 11 0 11
1955 7 0 7
1956 5 0 5
1957 17 0 17
1958 12 0 12
1959 24 0 24
1960 27 0 27
1961 23 0 23
1962 26 0 26
1963 19 0 19
1964 38 0 38
1965 33 0 33
1966 38 0 38
1967 53 0 53
1968 46 0 46
1969 50 0 50
1970 53 0 53
1971 36 0 36
1972 52 0 52
1973 66 0 66
1974 68 0 68
1975 89 0 89
1976 97 0 97
1977 81 0 81
1978 78 0 78
1979 87 0 87
1980 106 0 106
1981 82 0 82
1982 72 0 72
1983 59 0 59
1984 79 0 79
1985 61 0 61
1986 63 0 63
1987 82 0 82
1988 70 0 70
1989 91 0 91
1990 71 0 71
1991 80 0 80
1992 106 0 106
1993 91 0 91
1994 93 0 93
1995 77 0 77
1996 89 0 89
1997 76 0 76
1998 77 0 77
1999 82 0 82
2000 115 0 115
2001 116 0 116
2002 115 0 115
2003 131 0 131
2004 194 0 194
2005 207 0 207
2006 203 0 203
2007 178 0 178
2008 264 0 264
2009 307 0 307
2010 253 0 253
2011 206 0 206
2012 203 0 203
2013 234 0 234
2014 274 0 274
2015 251 0 251

Want to know about the popularity of the Franco baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,044 babies born with the name Franco in the United States. That's more than enough Francos to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1923 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Franco" was in 2009 with a total of 307 babies.

According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Franco" is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1968. Across the entire United States a total of only 46 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Franco popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Franco" mean? The list below shows the origins of Franco as well as things modernly associated with the name Franco such as celebrities named Franco.

Origin and Meaning of Franco

The name "Franco" is of Italian origin, and it means "Free". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)

Franco Nero

Franco Nero is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1962 to present. Franco was born in 1941 as Francesco Sparanero in San Prospero Parmense, Parma, Italy.

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Franco Baresi

Franco Baresi is a football biography. Franco was born in 1960 in Travagliato (Brescia), Italy.

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Franco Zeffirelli

Franco Zeffirelli is a senator. Franco was born in 1923 as Gianfranco Zeffirelli in Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

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Franco Costanzo

Franco Costanzo is a football biography. Franco was born in 1980 in Rio Cuarto, Argentina.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Franco

Franco Columbu
Franco De Vita
Franco Prussian War
Franco Sarto
Franco De Vita Dc
Franco Sarto Sandals
Franco Vanucci
Franco Harris
Franco Brothers

Alternative Meanings

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

Your name in reverse order is "Ocnarf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Acnorf". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Franco born Dec 23, 1925

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Canada approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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