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What does Florian mean?

Florian /flo-ri-an/ [3 sylls.] 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 3 variants: Florien, Florrian and Floryan.

Florian has 1 feminine form: Flora.

Kreatif forms: Fillrian, Filrian, Florianne. [more]

How popular is Florian?

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Florian name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Florino. Like Florian, this name is not frequently used.