Origin of FrancisOld French Franceis from Medieval Latin Franciscus from Germanic an unverified form Franco: see Frank
- (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio) 1936-; pope (2013-)
- 1494-1547; king of France (1515-47)
- 1768-1835; last emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (1792-1806) and, as Francis I, first emperor of Austria (1804-35)
Originally Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Born 1936.