The name Garance
Garance is a mixed name. However, it is used more for girls than for boys. The name Garance comes from botany, referring to the bright red color as well as the madder plant from which it derives. It remains a popular name, but quite rare in France. The first name has started to become popular in France recently and recently reached the Top 200 of the most popular first names.
Garance is a name of 7 letters that begins with the letter G and ends with the letter E.
Breakdown by sex (France and United States)
Number of children girls who had the first name Garance (12 117 births).
Number of children boys having had the first name Garance (81 births).
Figures and trends of the name Garance in the world
There have been 12 198 births of Garance since 1 950 (average of 182 / year). There were 596 named Garance born in 2 021. It's the year 2 021 which saw the most births of babies with this name. #4965
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Worn by only 7,000 French women, the first name Garance ranks among the top 200 nationally. The name Garance has steadily grown in popularity since the early 1990s. In 2010, it was ranked 147th with over 461 daughters bearing the name.
Etymology, origin and meaning of name Garance
The name Garance is quite rare. It comes from the Revolutionary Calendar. Garance comes from the name of a plant in the Rubiaceae family that grows in warm temperate regions. They are identifiable by their red roots which are widely used in dyeing. On the other hand, the madder color was that of the regulatory uniform trousers in the French army at the beginning of the 20th century. This color was noticeable too easily by the enemy and therefore had to be exchanged for horizon blue.
This first name became known in particular thanks to the film "Les Enfants du Paradis" released in 1945 and directed by Marcel Carné. The first name Garance particularly stood out with this dialogue: "They call me Garance. It's pretty. It's a red flower. Red like your lips..."
This first name is of Arabic and Latin origin, derived from "flos" and it means "flower".
When do we celebrate Saint Garance? What day ?
Sainte Garance is celebrated on October 5th. Indeed, we pay homage to Sainte-Fleur Dissendrus (or Flor), a nun of Kelsey, born in 1300 or 1309. She became the patroness of various flowers, including the violet and the periwinkle. It is said that she cared for the sick without spending money and always cared for them with kindness. She died in 1347.
Personalities of the Garance
Of a reflective nature, she often needs calm and rest. Garance is also determined and diligent in the things she does. She knows how to question herself and does everything to achieve the goals she sets for herself. He's the kind of kid who doesn't like sudden changes. Gifted with the soul of an artist, she is passionate about manual, intellectual and artistic activities. She has a natural taste for beautiful things. Garance is easy-going by nature and knows how to seduce those around her with her good humor and enthusiasm.
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