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The name Francisca is a girl's name of Spanish origin. Francisca and is often added to lists like Shakespeare Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

Spanish variation of Frances.

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Famous People Named Francisca

Maria Francisca Isabel of Savoy, Queen consort of Alfonso VI, then Peter II of Portugal
Francisca Valenzuela, Chilean singer-songwriter
Jacoba Francisca Maria "Cobie" Smulders, Canadian actress
Francisca Pleguezuelos (Aguilar), Spanish MEP
Francisca "Panchita" Subirana, Spanish tennis player
Ana Francisca Hermenegilda de Borja y Doria, condesa de Lemos, Governor of Peru
Francisca Ordega, Nigerian footballer
Francisca Urio, German pop singer
Maria Francisca de Assis da Maternidade Xavier de Paula e de Alcântara Antónia Joaquina Gonzaga Carlota Mónica Senhorinha Sotera e Caia de Bourbon e Bragança; Infanta of Portugal; daughter of John VI
Maria Ana Francisca Josefa Rita Joana, Infanta of Portugal; daughter of Joseph I
Francisca Carolina Joana Carlota Leopoldina Romana Xavier de Paula Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga, Princess of Brazil; daughter of Pedro I
Francisca Josefa Maria Xaviera, Infanta of Portugal; daughter of Peter II
Maria Francisca Amélia Luísa Vitória Teresa Isabel Miguela Gabriela Rafaela Gonzaga of Orléans-Braganza, Duchess of Braganza; wife of Duarte Nuno
Maria Francisca Isabel Micaela Gabriela Rafaela Paula (b. 1997), Infanta of Portugal; daughter of D. Duarte Pio

Pop Culture References for the name Francisca

Francisca Vanderburg, character in "Sims" series
Francisca 'Fanny' Owen, main character in 1981 Portuguese film "Francisca"


eveyalecia Says:


Greatly prefer this to Frances/Francis (which I've NEVER been fond of).

indiefendi2 Says:


I used to think this was clunky but now I think it's lovely! As with Francesca.