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What does Speranca mean?

Speranca Pronunciation of Speranca [sper-an-ca] as a girls' name has its root in Italian, and the meaning of Speranca is "hope". Speranca is an alternate spelling of Speranza (Italian).

Associated with: hope.


2 alternative forms via Speranza: Esperance and Esperanza.

Creative forms:
(female) Sheranca, Speranna, ..

(male) Sperancus, Sperandi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Speranca Rosalyn (S.R.), ..

How popular is Speranca?

Speranca is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Speranca is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Esperanza (#926 the previous year) is the only prominent variation form of Speranca (not ranked). This relation of Speranca reached the peak of its popularity 15 years ago (#529) and is somewhat less popular today (#926, 43%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Esperanza in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Speranca and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Branca, Franca, Laranca (see Laura), Meranda, Sabrena, Sabrina, Sabrinna, Sabryna, Saphronia, Seana, Seanna, Sebrina, Serach, Serena, Serenna, Serina, Serinna, Seryna, Sevanna, Sharana, Shelanna, Sheraa, Sheran, Sheraya, Sherica, Sherina, Sherrica, Sipriana, Smeralda, Sofronia, Sofronja (see Sophronia), Sophrona, Sophronia, Spring, Stefana, Stefania, Stepania, Stevana, Sueanna, Suesana, Suesanna, Suezanna, Supriana, Sypriana and Veranica. These names tend to be more frequently used than Speranca.

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