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Girl Name: Flora

Name: Flora
Pronunciation: \f-lo-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: flower
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Chloris, Florence
Sounds Like: Velora, Valora
Variant forms: Fiora, Fiordenni, Fiore, Fiorella, Fiori, Fleur, Flo, Flor, Floralia, Flore, Florella, Florelle, Florentia, Florentina, Florenza, Florenzia, Floressa, Floretta, Flori, Floria, Floriana, Florida, Florie, Florinda, Florine, Floris, Florise, Florita, Florrie, Florry, Flory
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 353
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4532

Description

Flora \f-lo-ra\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Flora is "flower". In mythology, the name of the Roman goddess of springtime. Also the name of a ninth century Spanish martyr-saint. Flora Macdonald was a Scottish heroine who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie escape the English. Florian is the patron saint of firefighters.

Flora has 31 variant forms: Fiora, Fiordenni, Fiore, Fiorella, Fiori, Fleur, Flo, Flor, Floralia, Flore, Florella, Florelle, Florentia, Florentina, Florenza, Florenzia, Floressa, Floretta, Flori, Floria, Floriana, Florida, Florie, Florinda, Florine, Floris, Florise, Florita, Florrie, Florry and Flory.

For more information, see also related names Chloris and Florence.

Baby names that sound like Flora are Velora and Valora.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Flora.

Popularity

Flora is a very popular first name for women (#353 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4532 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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