Given Name FLORA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: FLAW-rə (English), FLO-ra (German)   [details]

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.

Categories

Disney characters, fairies, Fire Emblem characters, flowers, goddesses, Hamtaro characters, mythology, nature, plants, storms, Thomas and Friends characters, Winx Club characters
VARIANTS: Flower (English), Fiore (Italian)
DIMINUTIVES: Flo, Floretta, Florrie, Floella (English)
MASCULINE FORMS: Fiore, Fiorino (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Fleur, Floor, Florina, Fleurette, Floortje (Dutch), Fleur, Flore, Florine, Fleurette, Florette (French), Flóra (Hungarian), Florina (Late Roman), Florinda (Portuguese), Florina (Romanian), Florina, Florinda (Spanish), Fflur (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Flóra
USER SUBMISSION: Florá
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