The name Francesco is a boy's name of Italian origin. Francesco and is often added to lists like Popular Italian Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".
From the experts:
Thanks to the inspiration of Pope Francis, Francesco has galloped to the front of the line to become the Number One boys' name in Italy. As Francesca has become a familiar and popular form of the name for girls in the wider world, so does the handsome Francesco have that potential for boys.