Franca

First Name
365
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
581
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Franca

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Alt. Meaning

F is for fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

R is for responsible, honoring your obligations

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Notable Persons Named Franca

Franca Sozzani is a magazine editor. She holds the title Editor-in-chief and Vogue Italia. Franca was born on January 20th, 1950 in Mantua.

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Franca was born in 1947 in Alcamo.

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Franca Rame was a theatre actress and playwright. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1950 to 2013. Franca was born on July 18th, 1929 in Parabiago. She left this life on May 29th, 2013.

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Franca was born on May 14th, 1936.

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França is a soccer player for the Nacional Futebol Clube, Esporte Clube XV de Novembro (Jaú), São Paulo FC, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Kashiwa Reysol, Yokohama F.C., and Brazil national football team. França was born on March 2nd, 1976 in Codó. França is also known as Françoaldo Sena de Souza.

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Franca Valeri is an actress and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1949. Franca was given the name Alma Franca Maria Norsa on July 31st, 1920 in Milan. Franca is also known as Norsa and Alma Franca Maria.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Franca

Hermes França is a criminal. Hermes was born on August 26th, 1974 in Fortaleza.

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Larissa was born on April 14th, 1982 in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim.

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Chico Science was a mangue bit singer, songwriter, and singing. He plays Human voice. His career lasted from 1980 to 1997. Chico was given the name Francisco de Assis França on March 13th, 1966 in Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil. He left this life on February 2nd, 1997.

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França is a soccer player for the Nacional Futebol Clube, Esporte Clube XV de Novembro (Jaú), São Paulo FC, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Kashiwa Reysol, Yokohama F.C., and Brazil national football team. França was born on March 2nd, 1976 in Codó. França is also known as Françoaldo Sena de Souza.

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Felipe was born on May 14th, 1987 in Suzano, São Paulo, Brazil.

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Popularity of Franca as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Franca U.S.
  White 76.59% 64.26%
  African American 3.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Franca

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

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Fun Facts about the name Franca

  • How Popular is the name Franca? Franca is the 19,611th most popular name of all time. As a last name Franca was the 38,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Franca have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 365 babies born with the first name Franca in the United States. That's more than enough people named Franca to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Franca? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Franca first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Franca is Saturday, March 4th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Franca born? The highest recorded use of the first name Franca was in 1971 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Franca Factoid: According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Franca is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1977.
  • Weird things about the name Franca: Your name in reverse order is Acnarf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fcarna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Franca? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 581 people with the last name Franca.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Franca? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Franca as their last name since less than 1 person in 500k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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