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Girl Name: Francesca

Name: Francesca
Pronunciation: \f-rances-ca, fr(a)-nce-sca\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: from France
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Franciska, Francetta, Francess, Francena
Variant forms: Franceska, Franchesa, Franchesca, Francisca
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 966


Francesca \f-rances-ca, fr(a)-nce-sca\ as a girl's name is pronounced fran-CHESS-kah. It is of Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Francesca is "from France". Variant of Frances.

Francesca has 4 variant forms: Franceska, Franchesa, Franchesca and Francisca.

Baby names that sound like Francesca are Franciska, Francetta, Francess and Francena.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Francesca.


Francesca is a very popular first name for women (#966 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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