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: Floca, Flofa, Floma. [more]
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, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Florine, Florrie, Florida, Florence, Flor and Flo are the popular variation forms of Flora appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Flora were at the apex of their popularity in the 1890s (average #512) and are now significantly less conventional, with forms such as Florence becoming somewhat dated.
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Recommended similar baby names are Adora, Aldora, Alura, Amora, Anora, Azora, Bora, Clara▲, Clora▼, Cora▲, Delora, Deora, Dora▼, Drora, Eldora▼, Eleora, Eliora, Elnora▼, Elora, Enora, Fabra, 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.