Francine - Meaning of Francine
[ 2 syll. fran-ci-ne, fr-anc-ine ] The baby girl name Francine is pronounced FRaeNSIYN (English) or FRaoNSIYN (French) †. Francine's language of origin is Italian and Germanic, and it is used mainly in the English and French languages. The name developed as a diminutive of Françoise.
Variations of Francine include Franceine, Franceline, Francin, Francina (English), Francyne, Fransin, Franzin, Franzina, and Franzine. The origin and meaning of Francine is inherited by all variant forms. Other forms of Francine include the contractions Fran (English and Latin) and Franci (English and Hungarian), the pet form Frankie (English), and the variant spellings Franceen (English) and Francene (English). See also the related form, Françoise (French).
Francine is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1946, 0.067% of baby girls were given the name Francine. Its ranking then was #216. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is currently of only irregular use. Out of the group of girl names directly linked to Francine, Frances was the most commonly used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Francine include Franceen, Francene, Franceine, Francin, Francyne, Fransin, Franzin, Franzine, Francena, Francina, and Franzina.
† Pronunciation for Francine: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)"