Meaning : From France Or Free, From France or Free, Frenchman, A variation of the name Frances, meaning 'Frenchman' or 'free one'.,
Pronunciation : (FRAENSahS), FRAN sis, FRANT-səs (English) ,
Used : From Franceis, and Old French form of the Italian Francesco, which is from the Middle Latin Franciscus (a Frenchman). Franciscus is derived from Francus (a Frank, a freeman), which has its root in the Old French franc (free).,
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Numerology information Francis:
Name Number: 7 Meaning: Inner, Thought, Mind, Psychology, Secret, Mystic, Strange, Study, Knowledge, Loneliness, Rest
Additional information Francis:
Francis Ford Coppola, filmmaker.
History suggests that St Francis of Assisi, initially baptised 'Giovanni' but was renamed by his father upon his return from France, is the original bearer of this Latin boy's name. Forward to the 16th century, and the exploits of explorer Sir Francis Drake help mark a major milestone for this name. Foreign variants of the name are considerably more popular in their respective countries than the name Francis is in the UK.
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus which meant "Frenchman". This name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname Francesco by his father, an admirer of the French. Francis went on to renounce his father's wealth and devote his life to the poor, founding the Franciscan order of friars. Later in his life he apparently received the stigmata. Due to the renown of the saint, this name became widespread in Western Europe during the Middle Ages. However, it was not regularly used in Britain until the 16th century. Famous bearers include Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552), a missionary to East Asia, the philosopher and scientist Francis Bacon (1561-1626), and the explorer and admiral Sir Francis Drake (1540-1595). In the English-speaking world this name is occasionally used for girls.
Definition funny of Francis:
Francis is a very attractive male, usually of Italian descent, but does not flaunt his nationality to attract females. Rather he shows his unsurpassed sporting and academic ability, and may remove his shirt from time to time to seal the deal.
Jill: So, have you seen Francis today? Jane: Oh my golly who hasn't? He is just so damn attractive. Jill: I heard he removed his shirt last week? Jane: Yeah 7 girls who were there were taken to hospital with over-horny-itis, almost instantly.
Francis the G u know the guy who gets the girls the grades the clothes.Francis just the smooth operator
Yo Francis u the G Or from one of his many hoes yo Francis ill see ya 2moz at my place francis ya babz or some cheesy line
an enigma of a person; with stoic resolve and deadpan humour. Francesco (Italian)
Damn this judoka is such a Francis!
The name (m) Francis means "Man From France" but in this instance it refers to the man of my dreams. A caring and kind man, always thinking of others, a great father and friend.
Songs about Francis:
Francis - Terre Roche
St. Francis - Sarah Slean
Make Me a Channel of Your Peace (Prayer of St. Francis) by Miscellaneous Artists from the Album Catholic Classics, Vol. 1
Prayer Of St. Francis by Sarah McLachlan from the Album Rarities, B-Sides and Other Stuff, Volume 2
Jealous (I Ain't With It) [Dillon Francis Remix] by Chromeo from the Album Jealous (I Ain't With It) [Remixes]
Daydreamer (feat. Example) [Dillon Francis Remix] by Flux Pavilion from the Album Daydreamer (feat. Example)
Stereo Hearts (Feat. Adam Levine) [Dillon Francis Radio Edit] by Gym Class Heroes from the Album Stereo Hearts (Feat. Adam Levine) [Remixes]
Song of St. Francis by Kathy Zavada from the Album Chants to Awaken
Prayer of St. Francis (Song) by Angelina from the Album Littlest Gargoyle Book and Audio Cd
Books about Francis:
The Francis Chan Collection: Crazy Love, Forgotten God, Erasing Hell, and Multiply by Francis Chan, Preston Sprinkle and Mark Beuving (Jan 24, 2014)
Pope Francis: Life and Revolution: A Biography of Jorge Bergoglio by Elisabetta Piqué (Oct 21, 2014)
Francis Scott Key's Star-Spangled Banner (Step into Reading) by Monica Kulling and Richard Walz (Jan 24, 2012)
The Francis A. Schaeffer Trilogy: Three Essential Books in One Volume by Francis A. Schaeffer, Lane T. Dennis and J. I. Packer (Apr 10, 1990)
Dick Francis's Damage by Felix Francis (Oct 7, 2014)
Tucket's Travels: Francis Tucket's Adventures in the West, 1847-1849 (Books 1-5) (The Francis Tucket Books) by Gary Paulsen (Sep 9, 2003)
Francis of Assisi: A New Biography by Augustine Thompson (Apr 20, 2012)
Movies about Francis:
Assisi: Home of St. Francis 2003 NR CC - Runtime: 51 mins Directed by: Unavailable
Francis 2012 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 32 mins Starring: Donald O'Connor, Patricia Medina, et al. Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Francis - A Pope for Everyone 2013 NR CC - Runtime: 55 mins Starring: Antonio Spadaro, Gianni Valente, et al. Directed by: Music Brokers
Where is Francis 2012 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 24 mins Starring: Jeffrey Quizon, Paolo Contis, et al. Directed by: Gabriel Fernandez
Francis the Talking Mule Complete Collection 2014 NR - Runtime: 10 hrs 4 mins Starring: Donald O'Connor, Mickey Rooney, et al. Directed by: Arthur Lubin and Charles Lamont
Francis and Clare of Assisi 2009 NR - Runtime: 29 mins Directed by: Oriente Occidente Productions
Global Treasures CHURCH AND CONVENT OF SAN FRANCISCO Saint Francis Monastery Lima, Peru 2009 NR CC - Runtime: 11 mins Directed by: TravelVideoStore.com
Wiki information Francis:
Franciscans are people and groups who adhere to the teachings and spiritual disciplines of Saint Francis of Assisi. The term is usually applied to members who also adhere to the Roman Catholic Church. However, other denominations also have members...
Saint Francis of Assisi was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Order of Friars Minor, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the Third Order of Saint Francis for men and women not able to live the lives of itinerant preachers,...
This is such a classic name. It sounds so strong,handsome and compassionate! Anyone would be proud to have such a strong, namesake.
Saint Francis of Assisi, patron of nature and animals
Saint Francis Xavier, Jesuit saint
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra, singer
Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Francis Ford Coppola, movie director
Francis Bacon, British expressionist painter
Francis Bacon, 16th-17th century British philosopher
Sir Francis Drake, 16th century British explorer
F. (Francis) Scott Fitzgerald, writer
Francis, the oldest brother in the American TV show "Malcolm in the Middle"