What does Francisca mean?
Francisca [fran-cis-ca] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Francisca is "French". Francisca is a variant form, with the suffix -isca, of Frances (Latin): feminine of Francis. Francisca is also a variant of Francesca (Italian, Latin).
(female) Francisia, Francissca, ..
(male) Franciser, Francisman, ..
How popular is Francisca?
Francisca is a very popular first name for women (#542 out of 4276, Top 13%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Francisca for girls. Francisca reached its highest rank of #557 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the ranking of the girl name Francisca and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Francisca ranked in the Top 2000 are Frances (#514 via latest list), Francesca (#428), Franchesca, Francie and Francine. Usage of these relations of Francisca reached its most widespread a century ago (usage of 1.76%) and is now significantly diminished (usage 0.07%, ▼96.2%). Frances has generally been preferred by parents, though Francesca has become trendy as well, while forms like Francine are now somewhat dated.
Suggested similar names are Branca, Danica, Dannica, Falisha, Fancie, Fania, Fannia, Farica, France, Francee, Franceen, Francena, Francene, Francette, Francey, Francille, Francina, Francyne, Frani, Franie, Franisbel, Franka, Franki, Frankie▼, Franni, Frannie, Franzetta, Franzi, Fronia, Janica, Prisca and Veranica. These names tend to be less commonly used than Francisca.See names in meaning and etymology.