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Gender: Female Origin of France: Place-name

The name France is a girl's name of French origin. France and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named France

France Pejot, a French Resistant during the Second World War
France Nuyen (born France Nguyen Van-Nga), Vietnamese-French actress and model
Isabelle Geneviève Marie Anne "France" Gall, French pop singer
France Joli, Canadian pop singer
Marie-France Garcia, French singer and actress
Marie-France Pisier, French actress
Marie-France Stirbois, French politician
Marie-France Boyer, French actress
Anatole France, French male novelist

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.