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Origin of the name FLORA.
Etymology of the name FLORA.
Meaning of the baby name FLORA.

  

FLORA.  The name of a Sabine goddess of springtime and "flowers," from Latin flos (genitive floris), a flower. (Girls' Christian Names, Swan, 1905).  A Spanish maiden named Flora was martyred by the Moors in 851.  Fionaghal is a Gaelic form.  Usage: America, England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Spain.

    The goddess of flowers was called from Latin flos, the same that has passed into all European languages except the German.  In late times the name of Florus was formed from that of the goddess... Flora was probably first used merely as the feminine of Florus... (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)

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