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Branca Name Meaning

from branca ‘claw’, ‘hand’, hence a nickname for someone with a deformity of the hand or possibly for a grasping person. from a short form of a compound personal name formed such as Brancaleone (‘lion’s paw’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Bianca, Franca, Branda, Brando, Bracci, Ranch, Brack, Bracco, Manca

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Branca Family Origin

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Branca Family Occupations

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Branca Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Branca Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Branca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Branca in 1953 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

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