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Ranked #97


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1385).

What does the name "Frances" mean?

Frances (Latin): From France or Free

The name "Frances" is of Latin origin and it means "From France or Free". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

Your name in reverse order is "Secnarf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aresfcn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Frances" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Frances? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 592,216 babies born with the name Frances in the United States. That's more than enough Frances to occupy the country of Western Sahara with an estimated population of 567,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 621 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Frances" was in 1918 with a total of 16,130 babies. (That's a lot of baby Frances)

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Frances" ranks #9 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of 14,979 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Frances popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Frances in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Frances

Judy Garland

Judy Garland is an actress, singer, and vaudevillian with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1924 to 1969. Judy was born in 1922 as Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, United States.


Frances Bean Cobain

Frances Bean Cobain is a visual artist. Frances was born in 1992 as Frances Bean Cobain in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Rose McIver

Rose McIver is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1991 to present. Rose was born in 1987 as Frances Rose McIver in Auckland, New Zealand.


Frances Conroy

Frances Conroy is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1978 to present. Frances was born in 1953 as Frances Hardman Conroy in Monroe, Georgia, U.S.


Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Frances was born in 1957 as Frances Louise McDormand in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Frances O'Connor

Frances O'Connor is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Frances was born in 1967 as Frances Ann O'Connor in Wantage, Oxfordshire, England, UK.


Past life for Frances born Jun 5, 1990

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern India approximately on 1150. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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