Spanish, Portuguese
"free man"

Francisco Origin and Meaning

The name Francisco is a boy's name of Spanish, Portuguese origin meaning "free man".

Francisco is one of the more popular Spanish names for boys in the US, which is unsurprising given its popularity back in Spain and Portugal as well as Latin America, coupled with its classic status. It also has a cool hipster vibe to it, given the reputation of the city of San Francisco.

# 295 in the US

Francisco Rank in US Top 1000

# 728 on Nameberry

Francisco Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Francisco Popularity

Famous People Named Francisco

  • Papa FranciscoPope of the Holy Catholic Church (2013, )
  • Francisco FrancoSpanish dictator
  • Francisco Jose de GoyaSpanish romantic painter
  • Francisco Javier ClavetSpanish tennis player
  • Francisco PizarroSpanish conquistador
  • Francisco Ignacio Madero33rd president of Mexico
  • Francisco José RodríguezVenezuelan baseball pitcher
  • Francisco Vazquez de CoronadoSpanish conquistador
  • Francisco RoigSpanish tennis player
  • Francisco de Zurbara¡nSpanish painter
  • Francisco "Chico" Buarque de HollandaBrazilian singer,songwriter
  • Francisco LachowskiBrazilian male supermodel
  • Francisco Ramí­rez Garnes García aka sTaXxCraftSpanish YouTuber
  • Francisco "Chicão" Eller (b. 1993)son of Brazilian singer Cassia Eller
  • Francisco Müllerson of Brazilian actor Otávio
  • Francisco LindorPuerto Rican baseball player
  • Francisco Mirandason of Lin,Manuel Miranda and Vanessa Nadal.

Francisco in Pop Culture

  • Francisco "Cisco" Ramon aka the Vibesuperhero in DC comics and TV's "The Flash" and "Arrow"
  • Franciscocharacter on TV's "Elena of Avalor"
  • "Save MeSan Francisco", song by Train
  • San Franciscocity in the State of California