Spanish, diminutive of Francisco
"Frenchman or free man"

Pancho Origin and Meaning

The name Pancho is a boy's name of Spanish origin.

Pancho is a bit more problematic than such similar names as Pablo and Paco because of the Pancho Villa association.

Famous People Named Pancho

  • Pancho Villa (born José Doroteo Arango Arámbula)Mexican revolutionary
  • Ricardo Alonso "Pancho" GonzálezAmerican tennis player
  • Pancho "Segoo" SeguraEcuadorian,American tennis player
  • Duane C. "Pancho" CarterJr., American racing driver
  • Frank "Pancho" MartinAmerican racehorse trainer
  • Pancho Haralanov VladigerovBulgarian composer and pianist

Pancho in Pop Culture

  • "Pancho and Lefty" song by Townes van Zandt