Frances
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
FRANT-səs
Meaning
Woman from France
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Frances originates in Latin language and means "woman from France". It is a feminine form of Francis. Frances was the name of the 19th century saint as well as the name of a famous 1982 film, starring Jessica Lange. As a feminine given name it has been fairly popular in the United States.

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Frances Langford - singer
Frances McDormand - actress
Frances Faye - singer
Frances Marion - writer
Frances Herring - writer
Frances Hopkins - artist
Frances Dee - actress
Frances Hodgkins - artist
Frances Bavier - actress
Frances Cleveland - U.S. First Lady in the 19th century
Frances Driscoll - writer
Frances Fisher - actress
Frances Little - writer

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