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What does France mean?

France Pronunciation of France [france] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name France is "French". France is a version of Frances (Latin): feminine of Francis.


35 related forms via Frances: Fan, Fancey, Fancie, Fancy, Fania, Fanney, Fannie, Fanny, Fanya, Fran, Francee, Francene, Francesca, Francess, Francetta, Francette, Francey, Franci, Francia, Francie, Francine, Francoise, Francyne, Frania, Franie, Frank, Franka, Franki, Frankie, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Franzi and Fronia.

Creative forms:
(female) Franes, Franne, ..

(male) Franna, ..

Middle name pairings:
France Alivia (F.A.), ..

How popular is France?

France is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2486 out of 4276, Top 58%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#2778 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

France entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #1962 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of France name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of France outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of France ranked in the Top 2000 are Francesca (#428 from recent data), Frances (#514), Frankie (#992), Francine, Frank, Francie, Fronia, Fannie, Fran, Francene, Fan and Fanny. Other variants, like Francia, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of France reached its highest in the 1920s (adoption of 1.9%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.08%, 95.9% less), with versions like Frances going out of style. Francesca is the most contemporarily stylish baby name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of France, Fan, Fannie, Fanny, Fran in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Francene, Frances, Francesca, Francie, Francine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frank, Frankie, Fronia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fanny, Francesca, Frankie outside U.S.