Francesca

Francesca - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Francesca, meaning from France or free man, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #873. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Francesca and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Francesca? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Francesca. The baby girl name Francesca was given to 587 baby girls in 2012, ranking #487 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,408 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Francesca peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1997 on position 354.



Famous with this name

Francesca Marciano
Francesca Neri
Francesca Inaudi


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Francesca is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Francesca is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #76 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,191.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Francesca is where you live.


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Francesca origin and meaning

Francesca is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means from France or free man. To see famous people named Francesca, pop culture references for the name Francesca and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Francesca

We've found the following names that sound similar to Francesca, sorted by popularity.

Frances / Francine / Frankie / Francis / Francisca / Franchesca / Frank / Francheska / Francisco / Francina /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012487
2011499
2010501
2009477
2008492
2007491
2006425
2005431
2004430
2003432
2002408
2001404
2000413
1999379
1998382
1997354
1996357
1995363
1994374
1993407
1992378
1991458
1990471
1989514
1988397
1987397
1986385
1985501
1984548
1983619
1982677
1981663
1980699
1979615
1978633
1977654
1976690
1975744
1974665
1973662
1972735
1971779
1970850
1969814
1968721
1967817
1966820
1965930
1964833
1963956
1962862
1961917
1960876
1959808
1958864
1957965
1956773
1955916
1954953
1953865
19521055
19511185
19501299
19491050
19481274
19471191
19461446
19451488
19441580
19431315
19411526
19401617
19381458
19261586
19211155
19181502
19171437
19161361
19151127
19141048
19131110
1912873

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island76
New Jersey196
Massachusetts212
Illinois223
Pennsylvania234
New York236
New Hampshire252
Connecticut263
District of Columbia280
Florida310
Nevada328
Maryland373
Michigan475
California531
Washington603
Virginia606
Indiana620
Oregon647
Wisconsin651
Arizona659
Minnesota660
Missouri663
Ohio748
Louisiana783
Texas1025
North Carolina1088
Georgia1191

Even more about Francesca


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Francesca a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Francesca?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1997
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Francesca
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,408
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +587

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