Florence meaning

: blossoming or prosperous, flourishing.

Florence Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \f-loren-ce, fl(o)-re-nce\
Number of People 👶 337,000
Rate in 2021 1449
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Latin
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Florence Name Meaning

The name Florence is derived from the Latin name Florentius or the feminine form Florentia, which means "blossoming" or "to flower" in a figurative sense. It can also be interpreted as "prosperous" or "flourishing". The name carries a sense of growth, development, and the blossoming of one's potential. It is a name that signifies a journey of growth and prosperity.

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Florence Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Florence
The name Florence has its roots in Latin, specifically from the name Florentius or Florentia. It was popularized in the Middle Ages in honor of St. Florentia, a Roman martyr. The name was also borne by several Renaissance figures, including Florence Nightingale, the pioneering nurse. The city of Florence in Italy also helped popularize the name. In the late 19th and early became Florence, centuriesth20 a popular name in English-speaking countries, particularly the United States and the United Kingdom.

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Additional name description Florence
Florence has been a popular name for centuries and has been borne by many famous people. Florence Nightingale, known as the founder of modern nursing, is perhaps the most famous bearer of the name. Florence Welch, the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Florence and the Machine, is another notable person with this name.
In terms of personality traits, those named Florence are often thought to be strong, independent, and compassionate. They are seen as leaders and pioneers, much like Florence Nightingale.
In recent years, the name Florence has seen a resurgence in popularity. It is a classic name that has stood the test of time, and it continues to be a popular choice for parents looking for a name with historical significance and a beautiful meaning.
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01/14/2024 00:00:00

I like my name teache's always compliment my name I like that nobody else has it it feels unique!

01/14/2024 00:00:00

Named my first daughter Florence. Its not popular which is great but not weird either like calling her apple or princess. She really suits it and prefers to be called Florence. She is 6.

01/04/2024 06:57:14

My sister's name is Florence and she was born during 1962's. She loves her name because it is not as popular as it once was and her name'stands out in a room full of Brittneys, Lisas and Cathys.

01/03/2024 07:08:56

My name is Florence, I am 22 years old and definitely appreciate the name more now than as a child. It is very unique at my age, I am named after my grandmother who is 81! I get tons of compliments on my name, the biggest one being beautiful. It is also well suited with my middle name, Violet (which is my great grandmothe's name). Nicknames consist of Flossie, Flo, or as my nephe's say O. I definitely prefer just being called Florence though.

11/26/2023 07:12:42

I enjoy the name Florence it is also my name and i people also calls me Flo or Flo-jo or Florence Griffith

11/15/2023 16:42:14

My little niece is called Florence or Flo for short and It'suits her very well. It's not too girlie but pretty.

11/14/2023 07:12:02

i am called florence and i do not appreciate you making an article aboyt my name.

11/10/2023 21:47:36

I love my name Florence. When we're in Europe especially, people compliment me on such a pretty name. And they usually pronounce it as Florenza :) ... I think the name is making a comeback.

10/11/2023 06:29:00

Very popular name in india, Rahul means " able, efficient" in sanskrit also it means RELIABLE.It is the name of Buddha's Son

09/20/2023 12:55:46

I know someone xallwd florence and thay are really nice! It means to bloom!

06/25/2023 21:39:56

i've known several women with this name. I am 76 yrs old; one I knew as a young teenager - 'Flossie' (her nickname) was about 30 then. Another, nicknamed 'Flo', is exactly my age. I kind of like the name, but prefer that it be used as 'Florence', as a neighbor who was related to 'Flossie' preferred to be called.

06/10/2023 23:07:16

My daughter is a Florence but we all call her Flossie which she loves, and also there are no other flossies in her'school which makes things really easy!

04/06/2023 05:31:32

It's a great name, but It's definitely an older woman's name. I was named after my grandmother.

02/16/2023 10:05:04

I was given'the middle name Florence, named after my granny, i used to feel embaressed by the name, but i have grown to like it, as it is pretty.

02/14/2023 20:45:38

Though we're not pregnant yet, my fiance' is deadset on having a "junior." However, this Isn't something I like, as I wanted more original names for our kids, and, since my fiance's name is Michael, that's about as unoriginal as they come! Also, there are 8 Michael's in my family! But we've come up with a compromise. When/if we have a little boy, we are going to name him Michael, after his dad, but, we will call him Mac. I just love the name and think it would suit a little boy, as well as a man.

10/16/2022 17:19:04

Florence Harding was a feminist and first woman to vote for her husband to become president. She was known as Flossie by friends, but The Duche's by her husband because she took charge. My grandmother was also named Florence. The height of the name's popularity was when Florence Harding was first lady, 1920-1923.

08/08/2022 11:21:36

i love this name, It's so beautiful. it was my dad's favourite sisters name- r.i.p. Aug. 21, 2021:

07/26/2022 07:41:06

Love this name. If I have a daughter, it will be her name and we'll call her either Florence or Flo for short. I think Flo sounds really tough and Florence sounds really feminine, so she'd get the best of both worlds!

02/21/2022 04:33:00

Definitely a European name ! Totally love it ! Changes from all the Karen Kathy Debbie ...

10/15/2021 10:35:42

Still sounds a bit Gertrude-ish...but I think Florence may make a comeback, whereas Gertrude, I think, will forever be in the background. And perhaps, in 2030 AD, we may see a new generation of Janets, Brendas, and Maureens - and by this time Florence will be seen as 'dated' again, if more Florences than usual are being named in the next five years or so. If the'same thing happens to Brenda and Maureen in, say 2060 AD, then perhaps everyone may be ready for another dose of Sharon and Tracey.

09/29/2021 13:57:18

Florence Nightingale the English nurse (born in the city of Florence in Italy of English parents in the year 1820 AD) made this name a favourite in the late 19th century - it was in the American'top 10 in the 1870s and again in the 1890s and 1900s, after which it faded somewhat and is a very rare name at the present time. Yet although it has a clunky image, I think this no-nonsense name is now ready for a comeback.

07/13/2021 22:06:00

Our 1 year old is a Florence and people act surprised to hear it and then pleased by its uniqueness and beauty.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Florence?
The origin of the name Florence is Latin.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Florence?
blossoming or prosperous, flourishing.
*️⃣ How many people are named Florence?
Almost 337000 people are named Florence.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Florence?
The names of Verline, Verlene, Verlin, Armandina, Verlon