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Gender: Female Pronunciation: fahn-shon Meaning of Fanchon: "from France; free man" Origin of Fanchon: French variation of Frances

The name Fanchon is a girl's name of French origin meaning "from France; free man". Fanchon and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Freedom and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That? (Girls)".

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Fanchon is a sweet and affectionate Gallic choice.

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Famous People Named Fanchon

Françoise 'Fanchon' Moreau, French operatic soprano
Fanchon Simon, American vaudeville producer of duo Fanchon & Marco

Pop Culture References for the name Fanchon

"Fanchon the Cricket," 1915 silent film and its title character
Fanchon, one of Chameleon's forms in "A Spell for Chameleon" by Piers Anthony