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 ""Don't call me ___, I go by ___"".
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.