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Franca Name Meaning

Portuguese, Spanish, and Catalan: of uncertain derivation. The name is frequent in Catalonia, with the variants de Franca and de la Franca, and seems to refer to a place, perhaps to be interpreted as França, i.e. France. In this case we must also include the Portuguese family name França. On the other hand, Franca could be from the female personal name Franca. Italian: variant (feminine form) of Franco.

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


Similar surnames: Francia, Franco, France, Franc, Branca, Franza, Frana, Rana, Frank

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Franca Family Origin

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Franca Family Occupations

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Franca Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Franca Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Franca life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Franca in 1967 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

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