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France Name Meaning

French: ethnic name for an inhabitant of France (i.e., of what is now the northern part of the country, where langue d’oïl was spoken). See also Lafrance. Czech (France): see Franc 4. Slovenian: from the personal name France, a vernacular form of Francišek, Latin Franciscus (see Francis). Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Franz.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Franc, Franze, Franca, Frances, Franko, Franco, Frano, Crance, Face

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France Family Origin

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France Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by France. A less common occupation for the France family was Labourer. The most common France occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 7% of France's were Coal Miners.

Source: Census data for France | Data not to scale

France Historical Records

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France Life Expectancy

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