| Male|| "Free Man", Latin|
| Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko] (Spain) or
[fɾanˈsisko] (Latin Spanish)
Brazilian Portuguese: [fɾãˈsisku]
European Portuguese: [fɾãˈsiʃku]|
Francisco Flores (disambiguation), several people
Pope Francis is rendered in the Spanish and Portuguese languages as Papa Francisco
Francisco Alves Mendes Filho Cena (1944–1988), known as Chico Mendes, Brazilian rubber tapper, unionist and environmental activist.
Francisco Anysio de Oliveira Paula Filho (1966–1997), known as Chico Anysio, Brazilian actor, comedian, writer and composer.
Francisco de Assis França, known as Chico Science, Brazilian singer and composer and one of the founders of the Mangue Beat cultural movement.
Francisco (slave) (died 1876), a black slave who killed his masters and was the last person executed by Brazil
Francisco Ayala (novelist) (1906–2009), Spanish novelist
Francisco J. Ayala (born 1934), Spanish-American biologist and philosopher
Francisco de Borja Echeverría (1848–1904), Chilean diplomat and politician
Francisco Buarque de Hollanda, popularly known as Chico Buarque, Brazilian singer, guitarist, composer, dramatist, writer and poet.
Francisco Cabrera (cyclist), Chilean track and road cyclist
Francisco Caamaño Domínguez (born 8 January 1963), Spanish politician
Francisco Carreón, Filipino revolutionary who was the former vice president of the brief Tagalog Republic that existed from 1902-1906
Francisco Dagohoy, Filipino who started a rebellion against Spain that endured for 85 years
Francisco Javier Duarte, Laser physicist
Francisco Fonseca, Mexican football (soccer) player
Francisco Franco, Spanish dictator (1939-1975)
Francisco García, Dominican basketball player
Francisco Hudson (1826–1859), Chilean navy officer and hydrographer
Francisco Infante-Arana (b 1943), Russian painter
Francisco de Jesus, Brazilian boxer
Francisco Lachowski, Brazilian model.
Francisco Liaño, Spanish footballer
Francisco Lindor, MLB shortstop
Francisco Liriano, MLB starting pitcher
Francisco Marto, Fatima visionary
Francisco Morales, Argentine judoka
Francisco Macías Nguema, later africanized his name to Masie Nguema Biyogo Ñegue Ndong, former dictator of Equatorial Guinea
Francisco de Paula Cândido (1910–2002), known as Chico Xavier, a popular medium in Brazil's spiritism movement.
Francisco Pizarro, Spanish conquistador
Francisco Rodríguez (baseball, born 1982), (K-Rod) MLB closing pitcher
Francisco Rodríguez Adrados (born 1922), Spanish Hellenist
Francisco Rotllán, Mexican football (soccer) player
Francisco Rubio Llorente (1930–2016), Spanish jurist
Francisco Santos (disambiguation), several people
Francisco Sardinha, Indian politician, former Chief Minister of Goa and current member of the Indian National Congress.
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, Spanish conquistador
Francisco Velázquez, former Argentine roller hockey player
Francisco Lachowski, Brazilian fashion model
Francisco Vidal (disambiguation), several people
Francisco Vidal (Chilean politician), Chilean politician
Francisco González Gómez (1918–1990), Spanish caricaturist, painter and sculptor who used the pseudonym of Francisco
Juan Francisco de la Cerda, 8th Duke of Medinaceli (1637 – 1691), 8th Duke of Medinaceli
Botong Francisco (1912 – 1969), Filipino painter
João Francisco, Brazilian football player
Antônio Francisco (1923 – 1997), better known as Nininho, Brazilian football player
Frank Francisco, Dominican professional baseball pitcher
Peter Francisco (1760 – 1831), American soldier
Peter Francisco (snooker player), South African professional snooker player
Don Francisco (disambiguation), several people
Butch Francisco, founder of the Francisco Study Center
Sergio Francisco, Spanish footballer
Osmar Francisco, Brazilian footballer
Manuel Francisco, South African professional snooker
Pablo Francisco, American stand-up comedian
Jason Francisco, Filipino actor and comedian
Silvino Francisco, South African professional snooker
Aaron Francisco, American footballer
Judge Francisco, supporting character in the Judge Dredd comic strip
Francisco is the Spanish and Portuguese form of the masculine given name Franciscus (corresponding to English 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) or "Kiko". This is also a less-common nickname for Francisco in Spanish too.