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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #97 most popular

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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 feeling, your sympathetic way.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

E is for enjoy, your life can be fun!

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Your name in reverse order is "Secnarf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nfsreca". 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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Frances" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 18 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 925 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south 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 Oct 15, 1996

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Spain approximately on 375. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.