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What does Flore mean?

Flore Pronunciation of Flore [flo-re] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the name Flore means "flowering, in bloom". Flore is an alternate form of Flora (Latin). Flore is also a variation of Florence (Latin): medieval transcription of Florentius and Florentia.


Flore has 2 variants: Fleur and Flor.

29 more alternative forms via Flora, Florence: Fiora, Fiore, Fiori, Flo, Florance, Florella, Florelle, Florenca, Florenza, Floressa, Floretta, Flori, Floria, Floriane, Florida, Florie, Florina, Florine, Floris, Florise, Florita, Florrie, Florry, Flory, Florynce, Floss, Flossey, Flossie and Flossy.

Creative forms:
(female) Flone, ..

(male) Flofre, Floreo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Flore Lilyana (F.L.), ..

How popular is Flore?

Flore is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#30614 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Flore (outside Top 2000) are Flo, Flor, Flora (#1362 last year), Florance, Florence (#1172), Floretta, Floria, Florida, Florie, Florina, Florine, Floris, Florrie, Floss and Flossie. Other variants, like Flossy, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Flore reached its most widespread 125 years ago (average #1105) and has become significantly reduced since (#1902, down 99.5%), with forms like Flora becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Flo, Flor, Flora, Florance, Florence in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Floretta, Floria, Florida, Florie, Florina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Florine, Floris, Florrie, Floss, Flossie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Flore is pronounced similarly to Flower. Other recommended names are Adore, Alfre, Amore, Clare, Dore, Elfre, Fione, Kore and Nore. These names tend to be more commonly used than Flore.

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