Name Frances Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Frances


Frances is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Frances?

Frances is a feminine form of the masculine name Francis, which derived from the Latin name Franciscus. Besides, Frances derived from the name of the Germanic tribe of the Franks.

What does the name Frances mean?

Frances means belonging to the people of the Franks”, but as well “free man” (from Old French “franc” or Old High German “frank” = free). Besides, Frances means “Frenchman” or “little Frenchman” (from Italian Francesco).

Pronunciation of Frances

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Popularity of the name Frances

The name Frances is ranked #6500 overall.

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