[ 3 syll. fran-ces-co, fr-ance-sco ] The baby boy name Francesco is pronounced FRae-N-CH-EH-SKow †. Francesco's origin is Italian, and its use, English and Italian. Francesco is a variant of Francis (English).
Franco (contraction in Italian) is a variant of Francesco.
See also the related form, Francesca (Italian).
Francesco is an uncommon baby boy name. At the modest height of its usage in 1908, 0.008% of baby boys were given the name Francesco. It had a ranking of #760 then. The baby name has declined in popularity since then, and is of only very light use today. In 2018, within the family of boy names directly linked to Francesco, Francis was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Francesco include Firminus, Formosus, Franchesco, Franchesko, Francisco, Franciscus, Francisek, Franciskus, Franciszek, Francus, Fransisco, Franziskus, Fabronea, Fiorenzo, Frumencio, Farhang, Ferenc, Ferench, Ferenk, and Ffransis.
† Pronunciation for Francesco: 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)" ; CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Francesco is Artist Francesco Laurana, born 1430 - 1502, Vrana, Dalmatia.