Florence - girls name

Florence name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 100%

Florence name meaning:

The name Florence is of Latin origin and is derived from the name Florentius, which means "blooming" or "flourishing." The name is associated with the Latin word "florens," which also means "prosperous" or "flowering."

As a result, Florence is often interpreted to mean "flourishing" or "blossoming," suggesting a sense of growth, prosperity, and beauty. The name has a classic and elegant feel and has been used for centuries.

Florence was also the name of a city in Italy, which was a center of art, culture, and learning during the Renaissance. The name gained popularity in English-speaking countries in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Origin: Latin



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Related names

Florence , Fleur , Flo , Flora , Florrie , Floss, Flossie , Flower, Floy

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Overall UK ranking: 8 out of 5581

2180 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Florence

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