Blanca is an outgoing name if you want your daughter to have a bit of flair. It originates from the more stoic Blanche. Blanca is much more popular than Blanche too, lasting on the top 1,000 list of the Social Security Popularity Index until the 1970s.
Meaning of the name Blanca:
Origin of the name Blanca:
Blanca is the Spanish version of the baby name Blanche. Blanche was a nickname during Medieval times in France. Blanche spread throughout France due to the granddaughter of King Sanho III of Castile. She married King Louis VIII.
Symbolism of the name Blanca:
Blanca comes from the French name Blanche. Blanche, when used as a nickname, meant “white” or “fair.” The name originated from the Germanic root word “blanc,” which translates to “white.”
Style of the name Blanca:
Gender of the name Blanca:
Blanca is a tropical baby name for girls.
Pronunciation of the name Blanca:
Number of syllables in the name Blanca:
Emotion evoked from the name Blanca:
Blanca feels international and fun. It is a wholesome name that is just simple enough.
Alternative spellings for the name Blanca:
Nicknames for the name Blanca:
Popularity of the name Blanca:
Blanca became a top 1,000 name in America in 1948 at rank 993. It left the Social Security Popularity Index rankings after 2007 when it was number 954. Blanca did best in 1990 as its only time on the top 400 list at rank 393.
Related names for the name Blanca:
Great middle names for Blanca and their meanings:
- Miriam (beloved, sea of bitterness, drop of the sea)
- Marcella (warlike, martial, strong)
- Giselle (pledge, hostage)
- Xiomara (battle ready, battle famous)
- Carolina (joy, song of happiness)
- Leonora (compassion, light)
- Irene (peace)
- Camille (religious helper)
Famous people with the name Blanca:
- Blanca Suarez (actress, “Cable Girls”)
- Blanca Blanco (actress, “Mission Possible”)
- Blanca Maria (choreographer)
- Blanca (singer from Group 1 Crew band)
- Blanca Soto (actress, “Eva Luna”)
- Blanca Rodriguez (pro wrestler)
- Blanca Padilla (supermodel)
Blancas in popular culture:
- Blanca (character from “Animal Crossing” video games)
- Blanca (character from “How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer”)
- Blanca Flores (character from “Orange is the New Black”)