Francis

Male

Meaning

From france

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

/ˈfrænsɪs/

Traits associated with the name Francis:

Dogs named Francis tend to be loving, brave, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Francis?

Naming your dog Francis suggests that you have a strong appreciation for tradition and a fondness for classic names. It may also suggest that you have a strong sense of loyalty and a desire to honor the past.

Is Francis a good dog name?

Francis has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Francis isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,225
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738
New York City Dog Name Database
1,388
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Francis is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Francis was, in the past month, the 3264th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Francis is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Francis was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Francis's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Francis is most adored in Oregon, New York and Colorado.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Ohio, Georgia and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Francis.

Most popular breeds named Francis:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Poodle
  5. Rhodesian Ridgeback

Famous dogs named Francis:

  • film icon A mexican hairless dog named Francis played a role in the movie Superstar.
  • film icon A bulldog named Francis played a role in the movie Oliver & Company.

Francis is found in these categories:

independent dog names
independent

The name's association with Saint Francis of Assisi, known for his love of animals, suggests independence and strength.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popularized in mid-20th century, notably by a talking mule in film!

Dog names like Francis:

Lucky, fortunate
Dweller near the woods
Politician.
From The Town By The Field
Arrow Maker/Folk Army
Forest Worker
Francis dog name meaning

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Francis (Provincia de Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)
Beautiful
February 27, 2023 ◆ Translated

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