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Florence Meaning


What does Florence mean?

The name Florence is of Latin, English and French origin.

The meaning of Florence is "blossoming, flourishing".

Florence is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Flo-rence.

The Given Name Florence

Florence is a form of Florentia. See Florentia for further details.

Florence is an enchanting and delightful name.

Memorable yet bold, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Florence remains a favorite due to its stylish and attractive nature.

Florence falls into the name categories classic, flower, place.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Florence Harding, and Florence Lepron.

Florence Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 971 in baby name popularity for girls with 269 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 979 in baby name popularity for girls with 266 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Florence sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Florence Name Popularity Page.

Florence Related Names

Florence is a form of Florentia.

Variants of the name Florence include Floss.

The names Firenze, Florentxi, Pololena are all forms of Florence.

Florence has the diminutives (nicknames) Flo, Florrie, Florry, Flossie.

Famous Florences

  • Florence ~ 6 hurricanes, 3 storms
  • Florence Harding ~ U. S. First Lady (1921-1923)
  • Florence Lepron ~ Basketball Player

Florence Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Florence.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Florence Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Florence.

Just for fun, see the name Florence 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 Florence in Nautical Flags page.