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

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.