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Francia Name Meaning

Italian and Spanish: literally ‘France’, hence an ethnic name denoting a Frenchman. However, Francia is also found in Renaissance Italy as a personal name (both male and female), and in some instances the surname may be from this use. Hungarian: ethnic name for a Frenchman, from francia ‘French’.

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


Similar surnames: Francis, Franca, Franco, Franzman, Franc, Franciosa, Francois, France

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Where is the Francia family from?

You can see how Francia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Francia family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Francia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Francia families living in Texas. This was about 40% of all the recorded Francia's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Francia families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Francia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Francia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Francia. 37% of Francia men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Francia women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Francia were Miner and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    40%
  • Teacher
    20%
  • Winder
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Francia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Francia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Francia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 420 military records available for the last name Francia. For the veterans among your Francia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Francia lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Francia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Francia in 1958 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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