Franco

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See also: franco, franco-, and Franco-

English[edit]

Francisco Franco (Spanish caudillo)

Proper noun[edit]

Franco

  1. A male given name from Italian or Spanish, equivalent to Frank or Francis.
  2. A surname of Spanish origin.
  3. Francisco Franco, the long-ruling right-wing 20th century Spanish caudillo since the Spanish Civil War (1939–1975).

Further reading[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Franco.

Proper noun[edit]

Franco

  1. a male given name from Spanish
  2. a surname

Dutch[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Franco m

  1. A male given name from Italian, equivalent to Frank or Francis.
  2. A surname of Spanish origin.
    1. notably refers to Francisco Franco, the long-ruling right-wing 20th century Spanish caudillo since the Spanish Civil War (from 1939 to 1975).

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese franco (French; sincere; generous), used as a byname meaning either "the Frenchman" or the "generous; sincere; loyal" one.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Franco

  1. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • Franco” in Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo / Xulio Sousa Fernández (dirs.): Cartografía dos apelidos de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • Franco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • Franco” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Proper noun[edit]

Franco

  1. A surname​.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Franco m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Frank.

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Franco m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Frank

Proper noun[edit]

Franco m or f

  1. A surname​.

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɾanko/, [ˈfɾãŋ.ko]

Proper noun[edit]

Franco m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Frank
  2. A surname​.
  3. Ellipsis of Francisco Franco (Spanish dictator)

Derived terms[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish.

Proper noun[edit]

Franco

  1. A male given name from Spanish, equivalent to English Frank
  2. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Franco is the 163rd most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 40,278 individuals.