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What does Flo mean?

Flo Pronunciation of Flo as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Flo is "flowering, in bloom". Flo is an alternate form of Flora (Latin): from the old Roman surname Florus. Flo is also a variant of Florence (Latin): medieval version of Florentius and Florentia. See also Floella



RELATED FORMS VIA FLORA, FLORENCE Fiora, Fiore, Fiori, Fleur, Flor, Flore, Flori, Floria, Florie, Floris, Florry, Flory, Floss, Flossy



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How popular is Flo?

Flo is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2259 out of 4276, Top 53%) and also a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#84310 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Flo reached its highest rank of #706 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Flo ranked in the Top 2000 are Florence (#971 IN 2018), Flora (#1052), Flor, Floria, Florie, Floris and Floss. Adoption of these relations of Flo was at its highest 128 years ago (USAGE OF 1.71%) and is now significantly diminished (USAGE 0.03%, 98%), with forms like Florence becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Flo, Flor, Flora, Florence, Floria in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

A recommended sound-alike name is Clo. This name tends to be less commonly used than Flo.

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