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The name Francis is of Latin origin, and means Frenchman.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Francis has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Francis
Use of the Name Francis for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
278,615 63,160 18,923 5,531 2,480 915 450
The table below indicates the number of times the name Francis has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Francis
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18805034420655
18816325922947
18825632723554
18836028524454
18845734026156
18855632024867
18865534422780
18875432723482
18885735324788
18895534624988
189054363246101
18915533326188
189250429257106
189348418257107
189451424264108
189545481250126
189639551269114
189743496266115
189843541274124
189938501294101
190041652257159
190136543258126
190238597262140
190335665300109
190436685291122
190536686268149
190635737283138
190737716272162
190834854274167
190933885287157
191036995254226
1911331,308254232
1912342,516273272
1913303,202269299
1914313,898263382
1915295,593261503
1916315,657265519
1917305,801248627
1918306,357253653
1919345,723247671
1920346,246258653
1921356,281259662
1922346,149264610
1923346,081258621
1924346,139259641
1925355,971259662
1926355,775257656
1927365,627283560
1928405,517271573
1929395,261309474
1930424,984307464
1931424,718331372
1932434,376319399
1933454,085329366
1934494,005335356
1935533,890323382
1936503,876355318
1937553,724366313
1938513,944381304
1939543,711382298
1940613,611371316
1941603,733382320
1942584,295418294
1943634,052413310
1944713,642400316
1945753,449459242
1946803,984484263
1947844,199478297
1948794,206511257
1949784,270502262
1950864,083514250
1951854,193549237
1952893,973541249
1953903,865607214
1954943,688603226
19551013,432656205
19561113,281725178
19571282,932704199
19581362,612757173
19591362,649752182
19601452,420727194
19611482,338730203
19621482,291782177
19631532,175845153
19641592,066901134
19651641,819913122
19661641,698907124
19671681,587925122
19681761,510936122
19691891,432869145
19701921,387935137
19712001,207968131
1972222985997119
1973222981  
1974233885  
1975217956935136
1976240835988129
1977235894960144
1978225937  
1979237928  
1980243919966153
1981236969961152
1982238980978151
1983234957  
1984243896  
1985245932  
1986245910  
1987245944961166
1988247949  
1989268917  
1990284916  
1991313824  
1992318802  
1993335752  
1994339725  
1995351697  
1996388605  
1997384627  
1998410580  
1999430542  
2000436558  
2001445544  
2002497463  
2003514465  
2004525450  
Totals:  278,615 25,162

During the last 125 years, parents have used Francis as a boy's name about 91% of the time and less frequently (about 8% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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