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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. FLAWR-ə(English)
FLO-ra(German, Spanish)
FLAW-ru(Portuguese)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France. In Scotland it was sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Fionnghuala.

Related Names

VariantsFlower(English) Floor(Dutch) Fiore(Italian) Flor, Florinda(Spanish) Florinda(Portuguese)
DiminutivesFlo, Floretta, Florrie, Floella(English) Floortje(Dutch)
Masculine FormsFiore, Fiorino(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesFleur, Flore, Florine, Fleurette, Florette(French) Flóra(Hungarian) Florina(Late Roman) Florina(Romanian) Fflur(Welsh)
Same SpellingFlóra
User SubmissionsFlöra, Florá

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People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  
Croatia: July 29
France: November 24
Greece: August 18
Hungary: July 29 (as Flóra)
Latvia: May 4
Lithuania: June 11
Poland: August 29
Poland: November 24

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