What does Florian mean?
Florian \f-lo-rian\ as a boys' name is pronounced FLOR-ee-an. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Florian is "flower". From the Latin word flos. Masculine form of Flora, from a Roman clan name. Saint Florian (fourth century) was a Roman officer under Diocletian who came to be called the patron of Poland and Austria.
Florian has 1 feminine form: Flora.
Florian is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#10167 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Florian for boys. Florian was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #649 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Florino. Like Florian, this name is not frequently used.