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Francisco Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: from the personal name Francisco Latin Franciscus (see Francis ). Italian: from the personal name Francisco a variant of Francesco . In North America the surname Francisco is also an altered form of the latter and a shortened (and altered) form of the patronymics De Francisco De Francesco and Di Francesco . Americanized form of Franciscus a surname of German origin. Altered form of Fransoy itself apparently an altered form of French François ‘Francis’ (see Francois ) or less likely of the ethnic name Français ‘Frenchman’. American shortened and altered form of Croatian Francišković: patronymic from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Franciscus (see Francis ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Francesco, Francis, Franciscus, Frances, Frisco, Franco, Francois

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Where is the Francisco family from?

You can see how Francisco families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Francisco family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Francisco families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 5 Francisco families living in Kent. This was about 26% of all the recorded Francisco's in United Kingdom. Kent and 1 other county had the highest population of Francisco families in 1891.
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What did your Francisco ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Francisco. 24% of Francisco men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Francisco women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Francisco were Farm Laborer and None. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • None
    6%
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Census Records

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Francisco. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Francisco census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Francisco. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Francisco. For the veterans among your Francisco ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Francisco lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Francisco life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Francisco in 1940 was 52, and 70 in 2004.

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