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pinWhat does Flora mean?

Flora /flo-ra/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Flora is "flower".

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 Flòraidh) 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.

Related girl names: Chloris and Florence.

Flora has 1 masculine form: Florian.

Kreatif forms: Floca, Flofa, Floma. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Flora name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Flora outside U.S.

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.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Flora, Flo, Flor, Florence, Florida in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Florine, Florrie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Florence outside U.S.

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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.