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  1. Francis(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Latin

    Saint Francis be my speed! how oft tonight / Have my old feet stumbled at graves!

    Etymology: From Latin Franciscus ("French(man)") (from Francia ("France") , originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

  2. Francis(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Latin, Alternative spelling of Frances.

    Etymology: From Latin Franciscus ("French(man)") (from Francia ("France") , originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

  3. Francis(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: From Latin Franciscus ("French(man)") (from Francia ("France") , originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

  4. Francis(ProperNoun)

    A ghost town in Nebraska.

    Etymology: From Latin Franciscus ("French(man)") (from Francia ("France") , originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

  5. Francis(ProperNoun)

    A town in Saskatchewan, Canada.

    Etymology: From Latin Franciscus ("French(man)") (from Francia ("France") , originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

  6. Francis(ProperNoun)

    A town in Utah.

    Etymology: From Latin Franciscus ("French(man)") (from Francia ("France") , originally a nickname of St. Francis of Assisi.

Freebase

  1. Francis

    Francis is a 1950 black-and-white comedy film that launched the Francis the Talking Mule series. It stars Donald O'Connor as an American soldier who gets into trouble when he insists an Army mule named Francis can speak. The distinctive voice of Francis was provided by Chill Wills. It was directed by Arthur Lubin.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Francis' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3728

How to pronounce Francis?

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How to say Francis in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Francis in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Francis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Francis in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    I welcome His Holiness Pope Francis's encyclical, and deeply admire the Pope's decision to make the case - clearly, powerfully, and with the full moral authority of his position - for action on global climate change, and as we prepare for global climate negotiations in Paris this December, it is my hope that all world leaders--and all God's children--will reflect on Pope Francis's call to come together to care for our common home.

  2. Massimo Faggioli:

    This is a coup operation against Pope Francis, it is a stunning convergence between the personal agenda of Vigano and the theological agenda of those who do not like Pope Francis.

  3. Malik Yusef:

    Me and my friends, we affectionately call Pope Francis the first 'Hip-Hop Pope,' he does things that the hip-hop culture gravitates to ... He's a fly person, he speaks his mind, he speaks his heart. That's what hip-hop is.

  4. House Speaker John Boehner:

    The visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. Capitol is a historic moment for the country, given the unprecedented nature of his visit, Pope Francis' address to a joint meeting of Congress will be broadcast live to members of the public on the West Front of the Capitol.

  5. David Gibson:

    Pope Francis wrote a very heartfelt apology, he said ‘I was wrong and I must change,’ no pope ever had fired a bishop.

Images & Illustrations of Francis

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