Gender: Female Origin of France: Place-name

France Origin and Meaning

The name France is a girl's name of French origin.

This geographic name has lots of Gallic elan. France Nuyen is a French-Vietnamese actress who starred in the Broadway hit The World of Suzie Wong.

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Pop Culture References for the name France

Fran, Franci, Francie


connor Says:


Why is this only a feminine name?

Xavier Martini Says:


In fact the name France is quite popular... in France. ;-)

ThistleThorn Says:


I think some place names would make it hard to actually go to the places that they are named after, I mean this is one of the better ones. Could be Mexico or Japan.

writtenmania Says:


attractive french boy: Bonsoir! Comment vous appelez vous?
girl named france who has always dreamed of her year abroad in paris and is excited to be conversing with the locals at a party: J'mapelle France! Et vous?
attractive french boy: haha *walks away*

Cheyenne Says:


I named my baby girl, Holland. My name is also a place name, Cheyenne. I think it's beautiful.

MaryKathryn Says:


I just can't get myself to like this name. It's like naming your child England, such a large name to grow into. I would stick with Francine or simply Francis.