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Francisca

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 5 0
1883 8 8 0
1884 7 7 0
1885 8 8 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 19 19 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 24 24 0
1892 22 22 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 13 13 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 27 27 0
1898 26 26 0
1899 20 20 0
1900 38 38 0
1901 30 30 0
1902 43 43 0
1903 29 29 0
1904 39 39 0
1905 41 41 0
1906 33 33 0
1907 45 45 0
1908 38 38 0
1909 40 40 0
1910 46 46 0
1911 49 49 0
1912 82 82 0
1913 55 55 0
1914 85 85 0
1915 67 67 0
1916 97 97 0
1917 110 104 6
1918 109 109 0
1919 109 109 0
1920 156 150 6
1921 157 157 0
1922 157 157 0
1923 133 133 0
1924 154 154 0
1925 168 168 0
1926 167 167 0
1927 186 179 7
1928 198 198 0
1929 191 191 0
1930 169 169 0
1931 133 133 0
1932 116 111 5
1933 109 109 0
1934 120 120 0
1935 98 98 0
1936 80 80 0
1937 98 98 0
1938 96 96 0
1939 79 79 0
1940 83 83 0
1941 69 69 0
1942 77 77 0
1943 89 89 0
1944 81 81 0
1945 112 112 0
1946 102 102 0
1947 103 103 0
1948 130 130 0
1949 103 103 0
1950 98 98 0
1951 100 100 0
1952 101 101 0
1953 108 108 0
1954 101 101 0
1955 75 75 0
1956 90 90 0
1957 114 114 0
1958 92 92 0
1959 96 96 0
1960 129 129 0
1961 89 89 0
1962 86 86 0
1963 98 98 0
1964 94 94 0
1965 88 88 0
1966 102 102 0
1967 90 90 0
1968 89 89 0
1969 118 118 0
1970 106 106 0
1971 136 130 6
1972 109 109 0
1973 127 127 0
1974 148 148 0
1975 129 129 0
1976 137 137 0
1977 125 125 0
1978 139 139 0
1979 142 142 0
1980 172 166 6
1981 171 165 6
1982 159 159 0
1983 123 123 0
1984 115 115 0
1985 153 153 0
1986 111 106 5
1987 123 116 7
1988 134 134 0
1989 146 146 0
1990 132 132 0
1991 138 138 0
1992 147 147 0
1993 141 134 7
1994 127 127 0
1995 117 117 0
1996 137 137 0
1997 104 104 0
1998 90 90 0
1999 97 97 0
2000 103 103 0
2001 90 90 0
2002 88 88 0
2003 79 79 0
2004 87 87 0
2005 67 67 0
2006 66 66 0
2007 66 66 0
2008 68 68 0
2009 60 60 0
2010 51 51 0
2011 35 35 0
2012 46 46 0
2013 51 51 0
2014 51 51 0
2015 42 42 0

Fun Facts about the name Francisca

  • How many people with the first name Francisca have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12,108 babies born with the first name Francisca in the United States. That's more than enough people named Francisca to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Francisca? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Francisca first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Francisca is Thursday, January 21st, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Francisca born? The highest recorded use of the first name Francisca was in 1928 with a total of 198 babies.
  • Random Francisca Factoid: According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Francisca ranks 104th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 11 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1926.
  • Weird things about the name Francisca: Your name in reverse order is Acsicnarf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iraccfsna. How do you pronounce that?

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Popularity of Francisca as a first name

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Popularity of Francisca as a last name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Spanish

Origin and Meaning of Francisca

The name "Francisca" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Variant of Frances meaning From France or free one". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons With the Name Francisca

Paquita La Del Barrio

Paquita La Del Barrio is a ranchera musician. She was most active from 1970 to present. Paquita was given the name Francisca Viveros Barradas on April 2nd, 1947. Paquita is also known as Paquita la del Barrio.

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Francisca Nunez de Carabajal

Francisca Nunez de Carabajal was a famous individual. She passed away in 1596.

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Francisca Reyes-Aquino

Francisca Reyes-Aquino was a folk dancer and academic. Francisca was given the name Francisca Reyes on March 9th, 1899. She left this life on November 21st, 1983.

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Francisca Lachapel

Francisca Lachapel is a notable human. Francisca was given the name Francisca Antonia Méndez Montero on May 5th, 1989 in Azua (city).

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Francisca Valenzuela

Francisca Valenzuela is a singing, poet, fashion design, singer, and fashion designer. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Francisca was born on March 17th, 1987 in San Francisco.

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Frances Ondiviela

Frances Ondiviela is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Spain 1980 and Miss Spain1980. Frances was given the name Francisca Ondiviela Otero on May 19th, 1965 in Las Palmas.

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  • Francisca Ordega
    (soccer player)
  • Raquel Meller
    (singer)
  • Francisca Josefa
    (royalty)
  • Francisca Urio
    (singer-songwriter)
  • O.S.C. Mother Francisca Josefa de la Concepción del Castillo y Guevara
    (nun)
  • Pancha Carrasco
    (important human)
  • Isabel Campoy
    (notable person)
  • Francisca Subirana
    (important somebody)
  • Francisca Herrera Garrido
    (influential human)
  • Francisca Praguer Froes
    (famed somebody)
  • Francisca Zubiaga y Bernales
    (First Lady of Peru)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Francisca

Princess Francisca

Princess Francisca was royalty. She holds the title Princess of Joinville. Princess was born as the child of Pedro I of Brazil and Maria Leopoldina of Austria on August 2nd, 1824 in Paço de São Cristóvão. She passed away on March 27th, 1898.

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Maria Francisca

Maria Francisca is a noteworthy somebody. She holds the title Infanta of Portugal and Infante of Portugal. Maria was born as the child of Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza, Isabel, and Duchess of Braganza on March 3rd, 1997 in Lisbon.

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Princess Maria Francisca

Princess Maria Francisca was a noteworthy human. She holds the title Duchess of Braganza and Duchess of Braganza(more...). Princess was born as the child of Pedro de Alcântara, Prince of Grão-Pará, and Countess Elisabeth Dobržensky de Dobrženicz on September 8th, 1914 in Eu, Seine-Maritime. She breathed her last breath on January 15th, 1968.

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Infanta Maria Francisca

Infanta Maria Francisca was royalty. She holds the title Countess of Molina. Infanta was born as the child of John VI of Portugal and Carlota Joaquina of Spain on April 22nd, 1800 in Queluz National Palace. She breathed her last breath on September 4th, 1834.

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Elisa Di Francisca

Elisa Di Francisca is a leading somebody. Elisa was born on December 13th, 1982 in Iesi.

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Infanta Maria Ana Francisca

Infanta Maria Ana Francisca was a famed individual. Infanta was born as the child of Joseph I of Portugal and Mariana Victoria of Spain on October 7th, 1736 in Lisbon. She breathed her last breath on May 16th, 1813.

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What does the name Francisca mean?

Fis for future, always looking ahead.

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Nis for nice, need I say more?

Cis for change, you are able to adapt.

Iis for impartial, a great arbiter

Sis for sensible, the practical side.

Cis for casual, no pretension here.

Ais for adorable, how precious

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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). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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