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The Name Branca - Origin and Meaning of Branca
  



The Name Branca - Origin and Meaning of Branca


Gender

Feminine

Origin of the Name Branca

Latin and Portuguese

Usage of the Name Branca

Portuguese

Meaning of the Name Branca

The name Branca means "white" in Portuguese (from the Late Latin word "blancus"). This is a Portuguese cognate of Blanche.

Famous Bearers

Bearers of the surname include Giovanni Branca (1571 - 1645), an Italian engineer and architect; Glenn Branca (born 1948), an American avant-garde composer and guitarist; Daniel Branca (1951 - 2005), an Argentine comic artist.

Names Related to Branca

Refer to the list of names related to Blanche.
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