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What does Floss mean?

Floss Pronunciation of Floss [floss] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Floss means "flowering, in bloom". Floss is an alternate form of Florence (Latin): medieval transcription of Florentius and Florentia.


12 relations via Florence: Flo, Flor, Flora, Flore, Flori, Floria, Florie, Floris, Florry, Flossey, Flossie and Flossy.

Creative forms:
(female) Fioss, Flossi, ..

(male) Flodos, Flone, ..

Middle name pairings:
Floss Brittney (F.B.), ..

How popular is Floss?

Floss is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#56526 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Floss reached its highest position of #1601 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Floss name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Flo, Flor, Flora (#1362 a year ago), Florence (#1172), Floria, Florie, Floris and Flossie are the prominent related forms of Floss. Other forms, like Florry, are uncommon. These relations of Floss were favored during the years 1890-1899 (median #1159) and are now significantly less common (#1837, down 99.5%), with forms like Florence becoming less fashionable.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Floria, Florie, Floris, Flossie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alyss, Bliss, Blyss, Feliss, Flory, Joss and Ross. Like Floss, these names are not frequently used.

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