What does Flora mean?
From the old Roman family name Florus, derived from "flos". In mythology, the name of the Roman goddess of spring. Also the name of a ninth century Spanish martyr-saint. In 1746 Scottish heroine Flora Macdonald helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape the English. Flora was an Anglicized form of her Gaelic name, Fionnaghal, a variant of Fionnghuala (see Fenella). Florian is the patron saint of firefighters. Florrie (Gaelic Fl˛raidh) is the Scottish pet form.
Flora▼ has 31 variants: Fiora, Fiordenni, Fiore, Fiorella, Fiori, Fleur, Flo, Flor, Floralia, Flore, Florella, Florelle, Florentia, Florentina, Florenza, Florenzia, Floressa, Floretta, Flori, Floria, Floriana, Florida▼, Florie, Florinda, Florine▼, Floris, Florise, Florita, Florrie, Florry and Flory.
Flora has 1 masculine form: Florian.Kreatif forms:
(female) Floma, Florai, ..
(male) Flode, Floeri, ..
How popular is Flora?
Flora is a very prominent first name for females (#353 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#4359 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Flora for girls. Flora reached its top position of #75 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is currently at #1372. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Florence (#1298 in 2014), Flor (#2000), Florine, Floris, Florinda, Florrie, Floria, Floretta, Flo, Florida and Florie are the popular variation forms of Flora (#1372 in 2014) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Flora were at the apex of their popularity in the 1890s (average #1139) and are now significantly less conventional (#1889, ▼99.4%), with forms such as Florida becoming somewhat dated.
Recommended names are Adora, Aldora, Alura, Amora, Anora, Azora, Bora, Clara▼, Clora, Cora▼, Delora, Deora, Dora▼, Drora, Eldora, Eleora, Eliora, Elnora▼, Elora, Enora, Fabra (see Fabia), Fadora, Fara, Farra, Fedora, Fedra, Fiona▲, Flana, Florina, Floss, Fyona, Glora, Glorra, Klara, Kora▲, Leora▼, Liora, Lora▼, Mora, Noora, Nora▲, Onora, Rora, Talora, Thora, Tora, Valora, Velora and Zora▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Flora.