Meaning and Origin of Branca - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Branca

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : White; fair

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : from branca ‘claw’, ‘hand’, hence a nickname for someone with a deformity of the hand or possibly for a grasping person.
  • Italian : from a short form of a compound personal name formed such as Brancaleone (‘lion’s paw’).