Over the past 110 years, 532 894 girls and 1 391 boys have been named Frances. The name Frances ranks 53th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Frances in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Frances came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.