Usage Late Roman, Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), Italian, Spanish, English (Rare), Medieval English, Theatre
Pronounced Pron. FLO-ree-ah (Dutch), FLO-rya (German), FLAW-rya (Italian), FLAW-ree-ə, FLAWR-yə (English)
Other Forms FormsEnglish variant: Florea. Italian variant: Fioria
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 11/29/2006
Feminine form of Florius.Known bearers of this name include the Italian-born Canadian filmmaker Floria Sigismondi (b. 1965), the Venezuelan singer and actress Floria Márquez (b. 1950) and the Argentine actress Floria Bloise (1929-2012). Floria Tosca is also the name of the main character in Puccini's opera 'Tosca' (1900).