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Origin & Meaning

The name Flora is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Flora is "flower, goddess of springtime".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "flower".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1372  in baby name popularity for girls with 167 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Flora Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Flora has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Flora to other names.


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Related Names

The names Flore, Floretta, Florinda are all forms of Flora.

Flora has the diminutives (nicknames) Flo, Florine.

Other Tidbits

Flora falls into the name categories flower, Roman myth.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Flora in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Flora.

Just for fun, see the name Flora in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Flora in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.