Meaning and name origin
Florian \f-lo-rian\ as a boy's 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.
There is 1 feminine form of Florian: Flora.
Florian is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#12223 out of 88799, Top 14%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Florian for boys. Florian reached its highest rank of #649 in the U.S. in 1920-1929. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Florino. Like Florian, this name is not commonly used.