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For the film, see Francesco (film).
Pronunciation Italian: [franˈtʃesko]
Gender Masculine
Word/name Francis
Meaning "Free man"[1]
Region of origin Italy
Other names
Related names Franciscus, Francis, Francisco, François, Françoise, Franciszek, Francesc, Ferenc, Frank, Franco, Franz, Frans, Franklin

Francesco, the Italian (and original) version of the personal name "Francis", is the second most common name among males in Italy after Giuseppe, and is the given name of:

List of people with the given name Francesco[edit]

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  1. ^ Navarro, Yvonne (2007). First Name Reverse Dictionary: Given Names Listed by Meaning, 2d ed. McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers. pp. 110–112. ISBN 9780786429349.