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What does Flossie mean?

Flossie Pronunciation of Flossie [flossie] 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).


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

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


Middle name pairings:
Flossie Anaiah (F.A.), ..

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)

Flossie reached its apex position of #151 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Florence (#1172 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.

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