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Blanche

[blanch, blahnch]
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  1. a female given name: ultimately from a Germanic word meaning “white.”
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Blanche

fem. proper name, from French Blanche, from Old French blanc "white," of Germanic origin (see blank (adj.)). A fairly popular name for girls born in the U.S. from about 1880 to 1900.

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