The name Franco is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "Frenchman or free man". Franco is ranked #808 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Freedom and discussed in our forums with posts like "Family Heritage Generation Dice CAF - Round 8 of 12".
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A classic Italian name still heard in the Italian-American community. Once tainted by the association with the Spanish dictator, it's now more likely to call up actor James Franco.
The bright o ending and the popularity of Pope Francis could increase the appeal of this name.
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