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Definitions for Franco
ˈfræŋ koʊfran·co

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Franco.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Franco, Francisco Franco, El Caudillo, General Franconoun

    Spanish general whose armies took control of Spain in 1939 and who ruled as a dictator until his death (1892-1975)


  1. franconoun

    The currency issued between 1805 and 1808 of Lucca in Tuscany, Italy.

  2. Franconoun

    borrowed from or , equivalent to Frank or Francis(cus).

  3. Franconoun

    of Spanish origin.

  4. Etymology: From franco "French"


  1. franco

    Franco is a term that can have several meanings depending on the context in which it is used. It is often used as a surname in various cultures, predominantly Spanish. It refers to Francisco Franco, a Spanish general who ruled over Spain as a military dictator from 1939 until his death in 1975. In Italian, 'Franco' is a first name meaning 'free man.' The term can also refer to a unit of currency used in various regions, such as Switzerland (Swiss franc) and several African countries (African franc). In the context of shipping, 'franco' denotes that the sender will cover the costs of transport and delivery.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Franco is ranked #476 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Franco surname appeared 69,943 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 24 would have the surname Franco.

    81% or 56,654 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    15.8% or 11,065 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 1,217 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.6% or 441 total occurrences were Black.
    0.5% or 350 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.3% or 224 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Franco in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Franco in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Franco in a Sentence

  1. Lee Hardman:

    The Franco-German proposal represents a material step forward towards harnessing joint fiscal capacity to provide sustained fiscal stimulus to support the economic recovery.

  2. Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, President, ELDR 1995-2000, Foreign Minister 1982-1993, Nordic Embassies in Berlin 23 September 2003:

    I cherish the Franco-German cooperation as one of the most important developments in post-war Europe. But I will not accept is as being so sacrosanct that the rest of us shall simply adapt to what is decided between Paris and Berlin.

  3. David Spitz:

    Dave Franco and Emma Roberts felt the best approach was to let the movie do the heavy lifting and let word of mouth carry it, if you read all the comments whether it's on Instagram or Facebook or Twitter, the response is amazing. The audience loves the film.

  4. Angela Merkel:

    It feels good that in a difficult hour like this that we're standing so closely together, dear Francois, I'd like to say a heartfelt 'thank you' in the name of millions of Germans who appreciate this German-Franco friendship.

  5. Peter Taylor:

    Tour-wise, our choice would be to have no one. However if this is not an option (and I suspect it isn't) then we would like the lot, not just Rogen and (writer Evan) Goldberg, but God help us Franco as well.

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