Meaning and Origin of Francois - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Francois

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First name origins & meanings:

  • French : Free

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French (François) : from the personal name François, originally an ethnic name meaning ‘Frenchman’, (see Francis).
  • Bearers of the name from Picardy and La Rochelle arrived in Quebec city by 1670.