Francis

Francis is a boy name and means frenchman; free man. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \f-ran-cis, fr(a)-ncis\. Other similar names and variants include: Chico, Ferenc, Feri, Fran, Francesco, Franche, Franchesco, Franchesko, Franchot, Francisco, Franciscus, Franciskus, Franco, Francois, Franio, Frank, Frankie, Franko, Frann, Frannie, Frans, Fransisco, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Franzin, Frasco, Frascuelo, Frasquito, Paco, Pacorro, Panchito, Pancho, Paquito. Francis is a very popular first name for men (#127 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#385 out of 88799).
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Francis VIP rank

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#900
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#61
Highest rank
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42
Actors named Francis
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23
Directors named Francis
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Singers named Francis
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Writers named Francis

Famous people named Francis

Here’s a list of VIPs named Francis:

Famous actors named Francis and their movies

Francis Ford
Francis Ford

Born on August 14, 1881

  • Age: 139
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 90

The Immortal Alamo

Directed by: William F. Haddock

Starring: Francis Ford, Edith Storey, William Clifford, William A. Carroll

The Heart of an Indian

The Heart of an Indian

Directed by: Thomas H. Ince

Starring: Francis Ford, Ann Little, J. Barney Sherry, Art Acord

Last of the Duanes

Directed by: James Tinling

Starring: George Montgomery, Lynne Roberts, Eve Arden, Francis Ford

The White Gorilla

The White Gorilla

Directed by: Harry L. Fraser

Starring: Ray Corrigan, Lorraine Miller, George J. Lewis, Francis Ford

Francis Bushman
Francis Bushman

Born on January 10, 1883

  • Age: 137
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 52

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Directed by: Fred Niblo, Charles Brabin, Christy Cabanne, J.J. Cohn, Rex Ingram

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Francis X. Bushman, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

Four Sons

Four Sons

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: James Hall, Margaret Mann, Charles Morton, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America

Una nueva y gloriosa nación

Directed by: Albert H. Kelley

Starring: Francis X. Bushman, Jacqueline Logan, Guido Trento, Paul Ellis

Francis Blanche
Francis Blanche

Born on July 21, 1921

  • Age: 99
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 17

Operation Gold Ingot

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Martine Carol, Félix Marten, Francis Blanche, Alberto Lionello

Le septième juré

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Bernard Blier, Maurice Biraud, Francis Blanche, Danièle Delorme

Monsieur Gangster

Monsieur Gangster

Directed by: Georges Lautner

Starring: Lino Ventura, Bernard Blier, Francis Blanche, Claude Rich

La bonne occase

Directed by: Michel Drach

Starring: Francis Blanche, Edwige Feuillère, Michel Serrault, Jean Poiret

Famous directors named Francis and their movies

Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola

Born on April 07, 1939

  • Age: 81
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 33
Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

The Conversation

The Conversation

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

Francis J. Grandon
Francis J. Grandon
  • No. of movies: 21

Lotus Blossom

Directed by: Francis J. Grandon, James B. Leong

Starring: Lady Tsen Mei, Tully Marshall, Noah Beery, Yutaka Abe

Barb Wire

Directed by: Francis J. Grandon

Starring: Jack Hoxie, Jean Porter, Olah Norman, William Berke

The Fifth Man [VHS]

The Fifth Man [VHS]

Directed by: Francis J. Grandon

The Adventures of Kathlyn

Directed by: Francis J. Grandon

Starring: Kathlyn Williams, Charles Clary, Horace B. Carpenter, Lafe McKee

Francis Veber
Francis Veber

Born on July 28, 1937

  • Age: 83
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 15
Three Fugitives

Three Fugitives

Directed by: Francis Veber

Starring: Nick Nolte, Martin Short, Sarah Rowland Doroff, James Earl Jones

The ComDads

The ComDads

Directed by: Francis Veber

Starring: Pierre Richard, Gérard Depardieu, Anny Duperey, Michel Aumont

The Toy (Le Jouet)

The Toy (Le Jouet)

Directed by: Francis Veber

Francis Girod
Francis Girod

Born on October 09, 1944

  • Age: 76
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10
Transfixed

Transfixed

Directed by: Francis Girod

The Elegant Criminal [VHS]

The Elegant Criminal [VHS]

Directed by: Francis Girod

L'État sauvage

L'État sauvage

Directed by: Francis Girod

Famous writers named Francis and their books

Francis Fukuyama
Francis Fukuyama

Born on October 27, 1952

  • Age: 68
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 7
The Origins Of Political Order

The Origins Of Political Order

By:

A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleA Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction of 2011 title Virtually all human societies were

The End Of History And The Last Man

The End Of History And The Last Man

By:

Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate. Francis Fukuyama's prescient analysis of religious fundamentalism, politics, scientific progress, ethical

Francis Van Wyck Mason
Francis Van Wyck Mason
  • No. of books: 6
Golden Admiral

Golden Admiral

By:

Fictional Novel, Literary Fiction

Singapore Exile Murders

Singapore Exile Murders

By:

Maracaibo Mission

Maracaibo Mission

By:

Himalayan Assignment

Himalayan Assignment

By:

Francis Steegmuller
Francis Steegmuller

Born on July 03, 1906

  • Age: 114
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
The Grand Mademoiselle

The Grand Mademoiselle

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Hardback book with dust jacket titled THE GRAND MADEMOISELLE. (1956) - (LL-4)

Francis Gary Powers
Francis Gary Powers
  • No. of books: 3
Operation Overflight

Operation Overflight

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For the first time since his release from a Russian prison in 1962, pilot Francis Gary Powers reveals the full story of the most sensational espionage case in Cold War history:

Francis Collins
Francis Collins

Born on April 14, 1950

  • Age: 70
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 1
The Language Of God

The Language Of God

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An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.It

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Francis a popular name?

Over the years Francis was most popular in 1915. According to the latest US census information Francis ranks #61st while according to famousnames.vip Francis ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Francis?

According to the US census in 2018, 680 boys were born named Francis, making Francis the #900th name more popular among boy names. In 1915 Francis had the highest rank with 6097 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Francis?

Francis is #900th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Francis more popular ?

The name Francis was more popular in 1915 with 6097 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Francis

The last time a baby was named Francis was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Francis?

In 2018 there were 680 baby boys named Francis.

Who is a famous person named Francis?

There a several famous people named Francis, for example director Francis Ford Coppola, actor Francis Huster, actor Francis Perrin.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Francis?

A famous actor/actress named Francis is Francis Huster, starring in 9 movies, including Le Dîner de Cons and The Adolescent.

Who is a famous director named Francis?

A famous director named Francis is Francis Ford Coppola, who directed 33 movies, including John Grisham's The Rainmaker and The Godfather.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Francis?

There are 42 actors named Francis including Francis Huster and Francis Perrin who appeared in movies such as Le Dîner de Cons and Robert et Robert.

How many famous directors are named Francis?

There are 23 directors named Francis including Francis Ford Coppola and Francis Veber who directed movies such as John Grisham's The Rainmaker and Three Fugitives.

How many famous writers are named Francis?

There are 7 writers named Francis including Francis Gary Powers and Francis Spellman who wrote books such as Operation Overflight and The Foundling.