Meaning:Throwing axe; Belonging to the people of the Franks; Free man
Franchesco is a boy’s name of Latin origin. It literally translates to “a throwing axe” from francesca, its root derivative_._ This type of axe was used by the Franks, a Germanic clan of the late Roman Empire, eventually becoming their national weapon. So, the moniker also implies “belonging to the people of the Franks.” Furthermore, since the Franks were one of the few who enjoyed the rights of  free citizens, the name can also mean “free man.” With such a rich and layered history to the name, choosing Franchesco for your little one will surely inspire them to lead an equally fulfilling life.
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