Franca

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See also: franca and França

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Catalan, Italian and Spanish Franca or, alternatively, from Portuguese França.

Proper noun[edit]

Franca (plural Francas)

  1. A surname.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Franca is the 38155th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 581 individuals. Franca is most common among White (76.59%) and Hispanic/Latino (13.77%) individuals.

Further reading[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Franca

  1. definite nominative singular of Francë

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Franca m pl

  1. vocative plural of Franc

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Franca Fhranca bhFranca
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of Franco.

Proper noun[edit]

Franca ?

  1. a female given name
  2. a surname originating as a matronymic

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *frankō, from Proto-Germanic *frankô. Related to Frankish *Franko, Old High German Franko (German Franke), Old Norse Frakki (Icelandic Frakki), Latin francus (Old French franc).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfrɑn.kɑ/, [ˈfrɑŋ.kɑ]

Proper noun[edit]

Franca m

  1. Frank, Frenchman

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: Frank

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Franca

  1. A municipality of São Paulo, Brazil