Florence meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Florence No. of characters: 8 Gender: GirlOrigin: English French Latin
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Meanings: Prosperous Flourishing To Flower in the Sense of a Blossom Blossoming Charming English, French form of Florenze (meaning: the Flowering) female form or Florens. Namesake: Florence Griffith Joyner, American track and field athlete.

Florence was ranked 638 in 1968 US male names list and elevated by 0.93% from its previous ranking of 644 in 1967. Florence was ranked 711 in 2016 US female names list and elevated by 5.45% from its previous ranking of 752 in 2015.

Full form of Florence : Forgiving Lively Opinionated Reliable Encouraging Normal Communicative Enthusiastic

History of Florence

Florence is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2004 and ranked 23 in 2015. Around 14772 people wear Florence as their first name. Florence is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Florence was uncommon first name for a boy but is a widely used first name for a girl which is popular since 1970 and ranked 711 (0.006260% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 336357 people wear Florence as their first name. Comes from the Latin "florens" Means: "flourishing" Celebrates 1st of December. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Florence showcases in the charts. 0.093055% of Americans have this given name.

 
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Florence is pagan and lives in Asia Minor when she meets Saint Hilaire, bishop of Poitiers then in exile. Impressed by the holy man, she converted and asked for baptism, imitated by her father and the whole family. When the bishop is allowed to return to Gaul, she follows him to Poitiers and consecrates himself to God in a monastery where she died in 357.

Expression number of Florence is 6.

Very emotional, they are also shy and discreet. Florence have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. They are frightened by nothing, but they know how to overcome difficulties on special occasions. Florence are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Always in the mood, they get on well with everyone. Florence have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'. They are dreamers, rather cut off from realities. They fall easily in love and, each time, are quite sincere. Charming, sensitive, delicate, they are endearing and easygoing.

Names that rhyme with Florence Famous people named Florence
Florence Malraux in L'année dernière à Marienbad as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Florence Cayrol in Histoire d'O as Actress
Florence Geanty in Karine et Ari as Actress
Florence Turner in College as Actress
Florence Shirley in When Ladies Meet as Actress
Florence Nash in The Women as Actress
Florence Auer in The Bishop's Wife as Actress
Florence Loubeau in Intouchables as Casting Department
Florence La Badie in Cinderella as Actress
Florence Joy in The Nutcracker and the Mouseking as Actress
Names like Florence Florence Namesakes Related Names: Flo Floda Flodie Flodwig Floe Floella Floemus Floetta Floice Floid Floie Flois Flona Flonnie Flor Flora Florabel Florabell Florabelle Floraida Comments :Laurine Longshore Florence ( franz., The Bloom 'from Latin. Florere, bloom' PPA 'florens, florentis "' of / / the Bloom ') is a female first name. Florence is the English and French form of the personal name Fiorenza (formerly used in English for Fiorenzo). Famous bearers of the name are Hércules Florence (1804-1879)- inventor and French photographer, Jacques E. Maria Florence (1951)-French botanist. Popularity of Florence
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