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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. FLAWR-ə(English)
FLO-ra(German, Spanish)
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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.
VariantsFlower(English) Floor(Dutch) Fiore(Italian) 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 SubmissionFlorá


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