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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

What did your Franca ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Druggist and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Franca.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Druggist

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Franca Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Franca. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franca census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Franca. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 204 military records available for the last name Franca. For the veterans among your Franca ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Franca Life Expectancy

What is the average Franca lifespan?

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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