Francisco is a Spanish and Portuguese male name form of the name "Francis".
In Spanish, people with the name Francisco sometimes are nicknamed "Paco": San Francisco de Asís was known as Pater Comunitatis (The Community father) when he founded the Franciscan order, "Paco" is a short form of "Pater Comunitatis". Also, in Spanish Latin America and in the Philippines, people with the name Francisco are called "Pancho". "Kiko" is also used as a nickname in the Philippines. In Portuguese, people named Francisco are commonly nicknamed "Chico"(shíco).
The French equivalent of the name is François.
The Latin form of the name is Franciscus.
The Basque form of the name is Frantzisko.
The German form of the name is Franz or Franziskus.
The Catalán form of the name is Francesc.
The Danish form of the name is Frans.
The Esperanto form of the name is Francisko.
The Gaelic form of the name is Proinsias.
The Bahasa Indonesian form of the name is Fransiskus.
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Famous quotes containing the word francisco:
“Today, San Francisco has experienced a double tragedy of incredible proportions. As acting mayor, I order an immediate state of mourning in our city. The city and county of San Francisco must and will pull itself together at this time. We will carry on as best as we possibly can.... I think we all have to share the same sense of shame and the same sense of outrage.”
—Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933)
“Mr. Wiggam, I want you to change the policy of The Clarion. I want you to write a story I should have written myself long ago. I want you to tell the people of San Francisco that no city can exist without law and order. Write a story about that flag, write about what verifies and brings a promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. There are some people in this town who dont seem to know that. Let The Clarion tell them.”
—Ben Hecht (18931964)
“Swan/Mary Rutledge: Oh no, no. Im not running away. I came here to get something, and Im going to get it.
Col. Cobb: Yes, but San Francisco is no place for a woman.
Swan: Why not? Im not afraid. I like the fog. I like this new world. I like the noise of something happening.... Im tired of dreaming, Colonel Cobb. Im staying. Im staying and holding out my hands for goldbright, yellow gold.”
—Ben Hecht (18931964)