Photos: Frankly, it's Francis

Updated 9:24 PM ET, Wed March 13, 2013
pope francis balcony 04pope francis balcony 04
1 of 21
He's no longer Jorge Bergoglio, but Pope Francis. To be frank, the name has a long and storied history, putting the new pope in good company. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)
Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra -- "Ol' Blue Eyes" was one of the most important singers in the history of popular music, and also a fine actor. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Francis "Fran" Healy -- Not to be confused with the former baseball catcher and broadcaster, this Scottish singer leads the band Travis. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
St. Francis of Assisi -- The Italian friar, born Giovanni di Bernardone, founded the Franciscan order. He's the patron saint of animals and the environment. Archive Photos/Getty Images
Francis Xavier -- The 16th-century missionary co-founded the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Francis "Fran" Tarkenton -- The Hall of Fame quarterback was known for his scrambling and pass yardage during a lengthy career with the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings. Focus On Sport/Getty Images
Francis Crick -- The British scientist co-discovered the structure of DNA with partner James Watson. Express/Getty Images
Francis Bouillon -- The hockey player is a veteran defenseman for the NHL's Montreal Canadiens. Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images
Francis Ford Coppola -- The American film director has won five Oscars, including nods for "The Godfather" and "The Godfather Part II." Gerald Israel/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Francis Bacon -- Considered one of the great painters of the 20th century, the British artist is known for "Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion." James Jackson/Getty Images
Francis Scott Key -- The American lawyer witnessed the bombing of Fort McHenry in Baltimore and wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner" about the experience of seeing an American flag survive. Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Francis Jeffers -- The English football player formerly played for Everton and Arsenal. He's now with Accrington Stanley. Pete Norton/Getty Images
Francis Gary Powers -- The American pilot was shot down over the Soviet Union in his U2 surveillance plane, leading to one of the key incidents of the Cold War. Express/Getty Images
Francis Rossi -- The British singer of Status Quo only had one hit in America -- "Pictures of Matchstick Men" -- but the group has had a long and successful career in Britain. Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Francis "F." Scott Fitzgerald -- One of the leading literary lights of the Jazz Age wrote classics such as "The Great Gatsby" and "This Side of Paradise." Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Francis Marion -- The "Swamp Fox" led the Continental Army in South Carolina during the Revolutionary War. Universal History Archive/Getty Images
Francis Ouimet -- The early 20th century American golfer was a 20-year-old amateur when he won the U.S. Open in 1913, shocking a sporting world used to British domination. E. Bacon/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images
Francis "Franny" Lee -- The English soccer -- pardon us, football -- player made more than two dozen appearances with the national team, and won titles with Manchester City and Derby. Allsport UK/Allsport via getty images
Francis William "Frank" Leahy -- One of the great college football coaches led Notre Dame to glory in the 1940s and '50s. Here, Lehy, left, congratulates Michigan State head coach Biggie Munn after a game in 1950. Mark Kauffman//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images
Francis "Frankie Valli" Castelluccio -- Leader of the Four Seasons, an American vocal group that scored five No. 1 singles. David Levenson/Hulton Archive/Getty Images
Sir Francis Drake -- The English naval captain helped defeat the Spanish Armada and sailed around the world. Kean Collection/Getty Images