Francois

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since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Francois

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Wiktionary
  1. Alternative spelling of François
  2. A settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador

Notable Persons Named Francois

François Hollande is a Member of the National Assembly, for Corrèze's 1st Constituency, Member of the European Parliament, for France, President of France, Co-Prince of Andorra, President of the Corrèze General Council, First Secretary of the Socialist Party, Mayor of Tulle, Me. François was born on August 12th, 1954 in Rouen.

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François Fillon is a Senator for Sarthe, Prime Minister of France, Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development, Transport, Housing, Minister of National Education, Minister of Social Affairs, Member of the National Assembly, Senatorfor Sarthe, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Mi. François was born on March 4th, 1954 in Le Mans.

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François Mitterrand was a President of the French Republic, Co-Prince of Andorra, First Secretary of the Socialist Party, Minister of Justice, Minister of the Interior, Minister of Overseas France, President of France, Co-Princes of Andorra, First Secretary of the French Socialist. François was born on October 26th, 1916 in Jarnac. He breathed his last breath on January 8th, 1996.

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François Truffaut was an actor, film critic, filmmaker, producer, screenwriter, and film criticism. He has been prominent since 1955. François was given the name François Roland Truffaut on February 6th, 1932 in Paris, France. He died on October 21st, 1984.

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François Duvalier was a Minister of Public Health, Labor, Undersecretary of Labor, President of Haiti, and List of heads of state of Haiti. François was born on April 14th, 1907 in Port-au-Prince. He died on April 21st, 1971.

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Jack LaLanne was a fitness expert, doctor of chiropractic, television host, inventor, entrepreneur, and chiropractor. He was most prominent from 1936 to 2011. Jack was given the name Francois Henri LaLanne on September 26th, 1914 in San Francisco. He died on January 23rd, 2011.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Francois

Claude François was a musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and editor in chief. He plays Vocals, drums, and Human voice. He was most active from 1962 to 1978. Claude was given the name Claude Antoine Marie François on February 1st, 1939 in Ismailia. Claude is also known as Cloclo. He passed away on March 11th, 1978.

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Kendall was born on July 26th, 1971 in Poughkeepsie, New York. Kendall is also known as The Poughkeepsie Killer and Stinky.

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Myriam Francois-Cerrah is an actress, writer, and journalist. Myriam was given the name Emilie François in 1983. Myriam is also known as Francois-Cerrah and Emilie.

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Prince François is royalty. He holds the title Count of Clermont. Prince was born as the child of Henri d'Orléans, Count of Paris, Marie Thérèse, and Duchess of Montpensier on February 7th, 1961.

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Déborah François is an actress and actor. She was most active from 2005 to present. Déborah was born on May 24th, 1987 in Rocourt, Liège.

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He holds the title Duke of Anjou. Louis was born as the child of Louis XIV of France and Maria Theresa of Spain on June 14th, 1672 in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye. He left this life on November 4th, 1672.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1914 6 0 6
1915 6 0 6
1916 8 0 8
1917 10 0 10
1918 10 0 10
1919 8 0 8
1920 9 0 9
1921 6 0 6
1922 9 0 9
1923 11 0 11
1924 13 0 13
1925 11 0 11
1926 12 0 12
1927 12 0 12
1929 12 0 12
1930 8 0 8
1932 8 0 8
1934 11 0 11
1935 7 0 7
1936 5 0 5
1938 7 0 7
1939 7 0 7
1940 6 0 6
1941 5 0 5
1942 8 0 8
1943 6 0 6
1945 5 0 5
1946 11 0 11
1947 9 0 9
1948 11 0 11
1949 13 0 13
1950 10 0 10
1951 9 0 9
1952 22 0 22
1953 8 0 8
1954 16 0 16
1955 9 0 9
1956 13 0 13
1957 9 0 9
1958 22 0 22
1959 23 0 23
1960 13 0 13
1961 29 0 29
1962 22 0 22
1963 25 0 25
1964 28 0 28
1965 22 0 22
1966 22 0 22
1967 27 0 27
1968 20 0 20
1969 23 0 23
1970 23 0 23
1971 25 0 25
1972 24 0 24
1973 23 0 23
1974 19 0 19
1975 26 0 26
1976 20 0 20
1977 23 0 23
1978 16 0 16
1979 25 0 25
1980 24 0 24
1981 23 0 23
1982 28 0 28
1983 29 0 29
1984 26 0 26
1985 33 0 33
1986 25 0 25
1987 36 0 36
1988 28 5 23
1989 31 0 31
1990 32 0 32
1991 34 0 34
1992 43 0 43
1993 24 0 24
1994 28 0 28
1995 23 0 23
1996 29 0 29
1997 18 0 18
1998 25 0 25
1999 12 0 12
2000 14 0 14
2001 14 0 14
2002 24 0 24
2003 19 0 19
2004 14 0 14
2005 17 0 17
2006 17 0 17
2007 11 0 11
2008 17 0 17
2009 12 0 12
2010 11 0 11
2011 17 0 17
2012 11 0 11
2013 12 0 12
2014 16 0 16
2015 20 0 20
2016 15 0 15
2017 15 0 15

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Popularity of Francois as a first name

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Popularity of Francois as a last name

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Common last names for Francois

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Common first names for Francois

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Francois U.S.
  White 15.88% 64.26%
  African American 78.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Francois

People with the last name Francois are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Francois

  • How Popular is the name Francois? Francois is the 7,523rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Francois was the 2,467th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Francois have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,700 babies born with the first name Francois in the United States. That's more than enough people named Francois to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Francois? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Francois first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Francois is Tuesday, October 27th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Francois born? The highest recorded use of the first name Francois was in 1992 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Francois Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Francois is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Francois: Your name in reverse order is Siocnarf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Conrfasi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Francois? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 14,593 people with the last name Francois.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Francois? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 5 of them will have Francois as their last name.

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