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Gender: Female Meaning of Fran: "from France or free man" Origin of Fran: Diminutive of Frances

Fran Origin and Meaning

The name Fran is a girl's name meaning "from France or free man".

This short form has been pretty much replaced by Franny, Fanny. and especially Frankie.

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NimbleNymph Says:

2020-06-09T16:26:18

So cute. Fran is a short and spunky name.

LaurenDH Says:

2016-05-27T22:26:05

I used to hate this name, but Fran Bow holds a special place in my heart.

jordalini Says:

2014-11-02T04:06:39

Fran the nanny and her nasally voice is all I can think of when i hear this name