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What does Flossie mean?

Flossie /flos-sie/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin. Pet form of Florence, common in the 19th century. The name may be associatd with the soft material known as "floss".

Associated with: 19th century, soft (gentle).


Flossie has 10 related forms via Florence: Flore, Flori, Floria, Florie, Florine, Floris, Florrie, Floss, Flossey and Flossy.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Filsie, Floscy, ..

(male) Floser, Floslo, ..

How popular is Flossie?

Flossie is a very popular first name for women (#726 out of 4276, Top 17%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Flossie for girls. Flossie reached its apex position of #151 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Florence (#1298 the previous year), Floria, Florie, Florine, Floris, Florrie and Floss are the popular variation forms of Flossie rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Flossy, are uncommon. These relations of Flossie were favored by parents a century ago (average #1117) and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Flossie becoming less in vogue.

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

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

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Bessie, Blondie, Cassie, Chassie, Chessie, Cissie, Classie, Crissie (see Christina), Dorsie, Elodie, Elsie, Elspie, Essie, Felysse, Flavie, Florise, Glorie, Gussie, Ilsaie, Issie, Jessie, Josie, Kaissie, Kassie, Kessie, Kissie, Krissie, Lassie, Lissie, Lyssie, Missie, Nessie, Prissie, Rosie, Sissie, Tassie, Tessie and Toshie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Flossie.