Blanca

First Name
25k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
480
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Blanca" mean? The list below shows the origins of Blanca as well as things modernly associated with the name Blanca such as celebrities named Blanca.

Origin and Meaning of Blanca

"Blanca" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "White". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Medieval royal name from Spanish blanco (“white”), equivalent to French and English Blanche.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons With the Name Blanca

Blanca Suarez is an actress. She was most active from 2007 to present. Blanca was given the name Blanca Martínez Suárez on October 21st, 1988 in Madrid.

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Linda Christian was an actress. She was most prominent from 1943 to 1988. Linda was given the name Blanca Rosa Welter on November 13th, 1923 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She died on July 22nd, 2011.

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Blanca Soto is an actress, model, former beauty queen, beauty pageant, and formerbeauty queen. She holds the title Miss Verano Viña del Mar 1997, Corona al Mérito 2005, Nuestra Belleza Morelos 1997, Nuestra Belleza Mundo México 1997, Nuestra Belleza Morelos, and Nuestra Belleza México 1997. She has been prominent since 1997. Blanca was given the name Blanca Delfina Soto Benavides on January 5th, 1979 in Monterrey.

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Blanca Padilla is a model (people). Blanca was born on January 7th, 1995 in Madrid.

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Blanca Guerra is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1978. Blanca was given the name Blanca Guerra Islas on January 10th, 1953 in Mexico City.

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Blanca is a contemporary christian music musician. She was most prominent from 2003 to 2003. Blanca was given the name Blanca Elaine Reyes on February 10th, 1986. Blanca is also known as Blanca Elaine Reyes Callahan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Blanca

Nida Blanca was an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1950 to 2001. Nida was given the name Dorothy Acueza Jones on January 6th, 1936 in Gapan. Nida is also known as Nida Blanca. She died on November 7th, 2001.

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Blanca is a contemporary christian music musician. She was most prominent from 2003 to 2003. Blanca was given the name Blanca Elaine Reyes on February 10th, 1986. Blanca is also known as Blanca Elaine Reyes Callahan.

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Princesa Blanca is a notable person. Princesa was born on August 26th, 1974 in San Luis Potosí City. Princesa is also known as Blanca Rodríguez.

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Estrella Blanca is an important individual. Estrella was born on January 15th, 1938 in Angangueo.

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Paul Blanca is a notable person. Paul was born on November 11th, 1958.

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Juan Valderrama Blanca was a notable individual. Juan was born on May 24th, 1916. Juan is also known as Valderrama and Juanito. He breathed his last breath on April 12th, 2004.

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How popular is the baby name Blanca in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 6 6 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 7 7 0
1916 12 12 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 10 10 0
1920 15 15 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 20 20 0
1923 12 12 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 16 16 0
1926 17 17 0
1927 19 19 0
1928 17 17 0
1929 26 26 0
1930 30 30 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 26 26 0
1933 25 25 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 38 38 0
1936 25 25 0
1937 25 25 0
1938 22 22 0
1939 34 34 0
1940 30 30 0
1941 26 26 0
1942 28 28 0
1943 26 26 0
1944 44 44 0
1945 48 48 0
1946 55 55 0
1947 72 72 0
1948 77 77 0
1949 128 128 0
1950 191 191 0
1951 201 201 0
1952 209 209 0
1953 283 283 0
1954 264 264 0
1955 285 285 0
1956 286 286 0
1957 256 256 0
1958 320 315 5
1959 278 278 0
1960 297 297 0
1961 290 285 5
1962 307 302 5
1963 285 285 0
1964 277 277 0
1965 246 246 0
1966 261 261 0
1967 275 275 0
1968 315 315 0
1969 345 345 0
1970 364 364 0
1971 394 394 0
1972 378 378 0
1973 395 395 0
1974 449 449 0
1975 464 455 9
1976 479 479 0
1977 430 430 0
1978 431 431 0
1979 427 427 0
1980 501 494 7
1981 512 502 10
1982 458 448 10
1983 411 406 5
1984 389 381 8
1985 421 421 0
1986 438 429 9
1987 414 408 6
1988 478 471 7
1989 610 602 8
1990 673 662 11
1991 639 634 5
1992 607 607 0
1993 572 567 5
1994 526 520 6
1995 511 511 0
1996 457 452 5
1997 446 446 0
1998 416 416 0
1999 367 367 0
2000 388 388 0
2001 403 403 0
2002 347 347 0
2003 369 369 0
2004 284 284 0
2005 313 313 0
2006 340 340 0
2007 284 284 0
2008 257 257 0
2009 212 212 0
2010 185 185 0
2011 133 133 0
2012 151 151 0
2013 114 114 0
2014 130 130 0
2015 116 116 0

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Popularity of Blanca as a first name

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Popularity of Blanca as a last name

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Common last names for Blanca

  • Rodriguez
  • Gonzalez
  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • Hernandez
  • Rivera
  • Lopez
  • Diaz
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Fernandez
  • Alvarez
  • Santiago
  • Ramirez
  • Morales
  • Gomez
  • Ruiz

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blanca U.S.
  White 15.21% 64.26%
  African American 3.33% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.25% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 70.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blanca

People with the last name Blanca are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Blanca

  • How Popular is the name Blanca? Blanca is the 1,490th most popular name of all time. As a last name Blanca was the 44,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blanca have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,577 babies born with the first name Blanca in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blanca to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blanca? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Blanca first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blanca is Thursday, November 30th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Blanca born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blanca was in 1990 with a total of 662 babies.
  • Random Blanca Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blanca is not a popular baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Blanca: Your name in reverse order is Acnalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lnacab. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blanca? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 480 people with the last name Blanca.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blanca? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Blanca as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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What does the name Blanca mean?

Bis for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

Lis for listen, one of your best traits.

Ais for adorable, how precious

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

Ais for absolute, for you know your mind.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.