What does Florence mean?
Medieval form of Florentius and Florentia, from "florens". In the Middle Ages, the name was used for men, as in the historian Florence of Worcester. Modern use is almost entirely inspired by the fame of Florence Nightingale, who was named for the Italian city where she was born (Latin Florentia, Italian Firenze). Athlete Florence "Flo Jo" Griffith Joyner; actress Florence Henderson.
Florence▼ has 35 variants: Fiorentina, Fiorenza, Firenze, Flo▼, Floellen, Flor, Flora▼, Florance, Flore, Florenca, Florencia, Florencita, Florentia, Florentina, Florentyna, Florenza, Florenzia, Flori, Floria, Floriana, Floriane, Florie, Florina, Florincia, Florinda, Florine▼, Floris, Florrance, Florrie▼, Florry, Florynce, Floss, Flossey, Flossie▼ and Flossy.
Florence has 1 masculine form: Florent.Kreatif forms: Florench, Florenci, Florenfe. [more]
How popular is Florence?
Florence is a very prominent first name for females (#107 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#3652 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Florence for girls. Florence reached its apex position of #7 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent alternative forms of Florence appearing in the Top 1000 are Florine, Florrie, Flossie, Florida, Flor, Flora, Florance and Flo. These relations of Florence reached the apex of their popularity about 12 decades ago (adoption of 0.479%) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Flora, Flo, Florence, Florida and Florrie becoming somewhat outmoded.
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