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Bianca is a gorgeous, elegant name. It is the name of a mouse in the Disney movie, "The Rescuers". It's also the name of a character on "All My Children."
Mommy2B  4/6/2005
Bianca de Medici is bearer of this name. She has a famous portrait and is sometimes credited as the 'Princess of the de Medici Family'. Bianca died at a young age.
echo_of_the_past  7/22/2005
"Bianca" is Italian and means simply "white".
Bianca.  8/21/2005
My name is Bianca, I think it's a little annoying at times but everyone tells me how gorgeous and rich it is. It is a bit funny that I'm almost 100 percent Italian and I'm like fair skinned but my name also means white.
lhsbabii08  11/2/2005
Absolutely beautiful, full of European flair and Shakespearean grace.
tmarie  3/12/2006
This name is fair; but it reminds me of the Disney movies, The Rescuers and The Rescuers Down Under, in which a little white mouse was named Bianca. She was French, which doesn't make sense since the name is Italian. The French form would be Blanche, which is a rather ugly name pronounced the English way; in French it is ok.
― Anonymous User  3/19/2006
Actually, Miss Bianca from the Disney Rescuers films is Hungarian not French. She was voiced by Hungarian actress Eva Gabor.
maidmideon  5/12/2007
It is also used in Romania. [noted -ed]
paul9i  5/1/2006
Not my style of name, I find it cold and harsh.
― Anonymous User  6/10/2006
I'm only 11, but lately after discovering Shakespeare, I like my name Bianca. It's classic, and I love old stuff. Romeo and Juliet, Phantom of the Opera, I love my name. Well, like. It could be better. But still - it's pretty beautiful, and I wouldn't immediately change it. Unless my friends agreed to call me Luna, that's when I would go and change it.
stormy_lovegood  8/10/2006
Listen to the German pronunciation of Bianca here:
_satu_  9/3/2006
Bianca Jagger is pretty famous. I tend to relate it to Shakespeare though, and not to her.
― Anonymous User  11/12/2006
I hate this name. It's very overused and not pretty at all. Whenever I hear someone say it, it sounds like they are whining.
― Anonymous User  12/28/2006
I think the name Bianca is beautiful, and delicate. I have a friend named Bianca, she is wonderful, and her name is perfect for her. It suits her well. In conclusion, I love the name Bianca because I think it's a wonderful name for a girl.
Rosalia  12/30/2006
Famous bearer is Bianca Ryan, a child singer. She was born September 1st/1994, who won the show America's Got Talent at the mere age of 11.
― Anonymous User  12/30/2006
A beautiful name. The 'anca' makes it sound pretty.
7up  3/7/2007
One of Uranus's moons.
― Anonymous User  3/28/2007
My impression on the name Bianca is a very nice one. I have a cousin named Bianca. The name Bianca kind of wraps around me. It is a very elegant name and very rarely used now these days. Bianca is only used on females or that is at least what I've heard. I think it is a great name and to all you Bianca's you are fabulous people.
VillianLuver  5/27/2007
Romanian pronunciation: BYAHN-kah. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  7/3/2007
In "Taming of the Shrew", Bianca is Kate's little sister. The movie "Ten Things I Hate About You" is a modern-day version of "Taming of the Shrew". Bianca is Kat's little sister.
joanie2007  8/7/2007
I am currently reading 'Mirror, Mirror' by Gregory Maguire, and Bianca de Nevada is the protagonist. It is a clever, adult re-telling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
Surreal  8/15/2007
Bianca is a (I like to call) FUN name!
littleengen2992  11/1/2007
When I was younger I didn't like my name. I always said I'm gonna change it when I get older. But now I like it. My name is GLAMOROUS!
.babybianca.  12/13/2007
Sounds like the name of a breath spray once marketed in the US! Still, I like the sound of it and it's better than Alba, which is another name that means "white".
leananshae  12/19/2007
For me, Bianca is the most beautiful female name in the world. It is my wife's name. Oddly, she was born in Den Hauge, but her family vacationed in Italy and picked up the name there. I think mostly she likes her name, but if you call our house and cannot pronounce her name correctly, you cannot talk to her. =) The only thing the name lacks is a nickname. A lot of her friends simply call her "B" because you just cannot shorten Bianca.
Stinkeye  12/29/2007
Actor Jean-Claude van Damme and Gladys Portugues have a daughter Bianca Van Varenberg, born 1990.
Karcoolka  2/15/2008
Ugly, ugly, ugly. Not only is this name harsh sounding, it's one of the most unfeminine names I've ever heard. It's also a bit of a tongue twister for other little kids to pronounce. Please think twice before naming your daughter this.
TiffanyS  2/26/2008
I always associate this with Bianca de Nevada, the surrogate Snow White of Gregory Maguire's fabulous novel Mirror, Mirror. Bianca is a really sweet, curious character, so I think of this as a very sweet, gentle name, but with a little kick of intelligence.
FuschiaNicole  3/10/2008
Bianca is used in Kiss Me Kate, which is of course yet another adaption of Taming of the Shrew. For some reason, though the names of all the other actors in the play-within-a-play are different from their characters (Lilli plays Katherine/Katharina, Billy plays Lucentio and Fred plays Petruchio), Bianca is the actress playing Bianca.
Spider from Mars  5/22/2008
Czech and Slovak form is Běla.
Emilie007  5/28/2008
Well this is my name, my father, being a big fan of the Rolling Stones and rock n' roll in general, named me after Bianca Jagger, who I believe, was Mick Jagger's first wife? I love my name, I love the fact that it has to do with the Rolling Stones, since I am a big fan of classic rock n' roll thanks to my father. :)
penelopepitstop  8/14/2008
Although it does mean white, it was also used to denote beauty, white related to fair related to pretty. This connotation was recognised by earlier generations hence Shakespeare used as the name of characters he wanted the audience to know were beautiful even though men would be playing the roles & props were limited in his time!
lilmissodd  8/20/2008
Slovakian-Italian actress Bianca Maria Kajlich, born 26. March 1977, Seattle, Washington.
Emilie007  9/3/2008
Annoying and chavvy name.
― Anonymous User  9/28/2008
In Italy Bianca was popular between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th: it was the 11th most popular name in Rome in 1901 and the 6th in 1906. In the second half of the 20th century it was old-fashioned. Nowadays one can begin hearing some little Bianca again.
presentperfect  12/22/2008
In response to the person who said this name is "chavvy", I don't think it is. It's a traditional Italian name and I really like it.
bananarama  3/19/2009
Bianca de Angelo was a demigod in "The Titan's Curse", the third book in the "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" series.
emmiix3  3/25/2009
I LOVE this name. I love the Shakespeare connection and I like the way it rolls off my tongue. For nicknames, you could use "Bink" or "Bee." Ahhh, I just love this name. :)
meggsxx3  5/18/2009
This is really chavvy/trashy in some countries. The equivalent of using Brandy or Sharlene. It's strange how a nice Italian name could be considered trashy elsewhere.
― Anonymous User  8/6/2009
I saw the most ironic and unintentionally hilarious use of this name on the Maury show some years back. A very dark-skinned man was denying he was the father of his very fair-skinned ex-girlfriend's very fair-skinned baby because she was too light. (She did turn out to be his.) The baby's name was Bianca, which literally means "white." Did the young lady not know what her daughter's name meant, and how funny that would look in light of her situation?
Anyechka  9/12/2009
Not to be racist, but I once knew a girl with this name who was black, so the meaning was a bit ironic.
― Anonymous User  3/2/2010
It sounds like the name of a bitchy snob to me.
Black_X  12/30/2010
I don't like it! The "-ka" sound is really harsh and mean sounding.
Chrila96  1/2/2011
Recently, this has become my new favorite name (I change my favorite names a lot) and I don't know why. I always used to hate it, but now, I think it's lovely! I think it's because it sounds so feminine, yet strong at the same time :D
Ryry1996  8/24/2011
I think that this name is very pretty and gorgeous.
meemeeandmama  10/22/2011
Personally I like the name Bianca. It certainly has an exotic but refined sound. The only problem is it's not a name that can be easily used in the USA. I once went to school with a girl named Bianca and she was often teased by kids and adults. Her name was also misspelled a lot. Even with all that, I still like the name.
GibsonGirl  12/17/2011
I have a friend named Bianca. She told our lunch group a little story: I don't remember the circumstance, but she met an Italian guy and he said "Oh, your name's Bianca; you must be Italian!" She replied "No, I'm not." "Yes, you are!" the man continued to insist. The exchange went on like that until one of them gave up or left, I don't remember. Then she said to us, "Some people from foreign countries just don't understand that in America, we use other countries' names, and we don't have to be Italian or whatever to have Italian names."

At first I thought Bianca sounded sort of harsh, but it's grown on me. I especially like Bianca Rose, because I like white roses which are so fragrant. Bella Bianca Rosa, "Beautiful White Rose!" I still haven't warmed up to the anc sound, though. When I first met my friend named Bianca I thought it sounded ghetto, probably because ghetto names are more common than classy Italian names in my area, and the anc sound. Then I remembered that in ancient Egyptian, "ankh" meant life (anc would be the ultra-anglicized pronunciation). So I would give my daughter the middle name of Biankha, but it looks, seems, and is a terrible modern kre8tiv misspelling, and I never like it when people do that. All in all, a lovely name.
Bazinga  1/19/2012
I love this name, not only does it sound pretty but it's my sweetheart's name.
EddRo  4/9/2012
Bianca Kajlich (born 1977 in Seattle, Washington) is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
Bianca Collins (born 1988 in San Diego, California) is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
Bianca Ryan (born 1994 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American singer. She was the winner of the first season of America's Got Talent.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
Bianca Butler (born 1989 in Laguna Beach, California) is an American pair ice skater.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
Bianca Lawson (born 1979 in Los Angeles, California) is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2012
Bianca is the name of one of the main protagonist's friends in the Pokemon Black/White games. Her name in Japanese is "Bel," meaning "white" in Slavic as "Bianca" does in Italian.
Rin_0911  6/22/2012
Bianca Castafiore is the name of the opera singer in "The Adventures of Tintin."
StarMoon  12/29/2012
I used to HATE this name, but after reading the Percy Jackson series, I like it!
SEC908  2/8/2013
I like the name Bianca, not one of my favourites but..
I really hate it when people create a parody of it, such as bionca. I hate that.
adrienneyo_  1/13/2014
Hm... well, I don't know about elsewhere, but here in the UK, this name IS seen as very chavvy and trashy. The character in Shakespeare was basically a prostitute, so I don't really see this as a positive connotation...
― Anonymous User  3/14/2014
Bianca... what a nice name! So pretty and sophisticated :)
EqualityandLoveRall  5/19/2014
This name is lovely, in every way. I love Shakespeare, I also love Italian names. It's pure and a seemly innocent name for a beautiful girl. However, sometimes people with this name aren't exactly the nicest, but it is still a graceful name. When I have a daughter, her name might be Bianca Marie. I love the nickname Bambi, but not so much Bia.
Lyanna Baudelaire  8/20/2014
Bianca is a character in the Spyro video games. She is a rabbit magician who originally worked for one of the villains, but later fell in love with Spyro's friend Hunter the cheetah and became one of Spyro's allies.
Buneary  8/24/2014
Bianca, from my experience, is such a white trash type of name. The name Bianca is harsh and ugly. I never met a Bianca and I don't plan to.
― Anonymous User  12/8/2014
Hi, my name is Bianca and I respectfully disagree that some people say it is a trashy name. I find that a little bit offensive because I am a very neat and intelligent woman. I also take it as very offensive that some people say it reminds them of a b****y snob so don't criticize about mine and many others names.
Bianca2004  3/26/2015
Bianca is an Italian/French name meaning "white", "pure", "shining"
It is a cognate of the name Blanche.
It came to the fore in Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" and was popularised by Bianca Jagger, wife of Mick Jagger from The Rolling Stones.

I think it is lovely.
― Anonymous User  4/15/2015
Bianca Olivier is the main character in Claudia Gray's series Evernight. She is a half-vampire, and she attends a boarding school created for vampires. She eventually falls in love with Lucas Ross, who is human.
OceanSoul  5/11/2015
Bianca is a lovely name and the assumptions that these girls called Bianca have big boobs and can't keep their boyfriends are rubbish.
― Anonymous User  8/3/2015
In my whole lifetime no one ever has said anything about my name but to tell me it's beautiful. It is very ironic that I'm whiter than my twin. I have only met one Bianca in my life and seen the name in a story twice. It is unique and elegant. It may be because I have a Spanish accent while saying it but it is a lovely name. The only downsides are the nicknames.
― Anonymous User  11/1/2015
My mom's sister Sheila has a 7-year-old daughter named Bianca, but I still can't picture it working well on a white girl.
TyrannosaurusRegina  1/28/2016
My name is Bianca. I have very little Italian in me. I am mostly Irish and Puerto Rican. Yes, there are others of all different races out there named Bianca. I know an African American named Bianca, one that is Japanese, and one that is full Irish. I like my name, when I was born it was considered a really different name in my city. Now it has made its way all over. My mother was going to call me Destiny but went with Bianca instead. I'm grateful she did. I don't like the name Destiny at all. I think it's a unique name, not trashy. It's beautiful and elegant.
Bianca2213  1/29/2016
Bianca is one of the most pretty names I have ever heard. I used to hate my name so much, but now I love it!
― Anonymous User  3/1/2016
Honestly, this name sounds bitchy to me.
Luvbug86  4/14/2016
My name is. Bianca as well. I find it hard to say my name and also awkward to say it. I say it like this "Biyanca" I do not have any difficulties with talking just can introduce myself without being conscious that they would laugh at me. I hate my name. I don't get how people like it, it always feels like I'm left out because it sounds like I'm foreign.
Biancaxxx  11/5/2016
Bianca Balti is an Italian model.
mart1n  12/12/2016
The Italian pronunciation of Bianca is "BYAN-ka".
hillaryrose7  1/5/2017
Shakespeare used the name Bianca in at least two of his plays: "The Taming of the Shrew" and "Othello".

In "The Taming of the Shrew", Bianca is the outwardly beautiful and meek younger sister of the eponymous shrew, Caterina. In "Othello", Bianca is a prostitute in love with Cassio.
hillaryrose7  1/5/2017
Bianca Jagger is a Nicaraguan social and human rights advocate and a former actress. Jagger currently serves as a Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador, Founder and Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, Member of the Executive Director's Leadership Council of Amnesty International USA, and a Trustee of the Amazon Charitable Trust.
cutenose  1/28/2017
Bianca Vanessa Andreescu is a Canadian tennis player. She reached a career-high singles ranking of No. 188 on April 17, 2017, as ranked by the Women's Tennis Association, and a career-high combined junior ranking of No. 3 on February 1, 2016, as ranked by the International Tennis Federation. Andreescu won the 2017 Australian Open junior doubles title with Carson Branstine.
cutenose  5/25/2017
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Bianca are female.
Also Croatian.
― Anonymous User  6/5/2017
I'm Brazilian and here the short for Bianca are Bia (, Bi (like bee) and Bibi (bee-bee, I personally don't like this one). I really like Bia and I discovered that it means "powerful" "strong" too.
Biancalg  6/16/2017
Bianca Soares is Brazilian model and transsexual pornographic actress. Bianca began her artistic career in 2004, when she entered the SBT reality show Casa dos Artistas. After being eliminated in the first week of the program, it was revealed that Bianca was a transsexual, which eventually attracted enough attention to the program and made Silvio Santos invite Bianca to return to the program.
lilolaf  7/13/2017
I recently named my daughter Bianca. I wanted to avoid the soft names, and find one with some harder consonants... For short we often call her anKa, or Little B, or B'lou (Her middle name is Louise) :)
RanchDressing  9/14/2017
Bianca Kajlich is an actress.
XironDarkstar  10/16/2017
I know a Bianca whose name is never mispelled and always said right. It can work I think.
XironDarkstar  12/2/2017
I think the name Bianca is okay but I personally don't like the "ca" sound in it and I don't look like a Bianca at all even all of my friends told me that. I have wavy dirty blond hair and a warm skin tone and that doesn't fit the description of Bianca at all. The name also seems a bit annoying to me and whenever my family members say my name they say it like they are whining. I also don't act like a Bianca at all. My parents were going to name me Sylvia or Ariana and I think one of those names would fit much better.
Bachieberber27  12/30/2017
Bianca is a character you can marry in Rune Factory.
IceQueenDiana  2/3/2018

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