Gender: Female Meaning of Francie: "from France; free man" Origin of Francie: Diminutive of Frances, English from Latin

Francie Origin and Meaning

The name Francie is a girl's name meaning "from France; free man".

Francie is one of the most neglected nicknames for Frances, despite having more style value than Franny and Fanny and being more unique than Frankie. We'd love to see it get more use, whether as a Frances short form or as an independent name.

You may recognize it as the name of Francie Nolan, the protagonist in Betty Smith's classic novel A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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Kayte Says:


I liked this name ever since I had a Francie doll - Barbie's MODern cousin from England.

GemmaDoll Says:


Kind of cute! They just put an "r" into Fancy.