Florence

Florence - A very unique female name



  Oct 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Florence, meaning flourishing, prosperous, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #12. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Florence and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Florence? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Florence. The baby girl name Florence was given to 40 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2237 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 35,331 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Florence peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 12.



Famous with this name

Florence Pugh
Florence Guérin
Florence Henderson


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Florence is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Florence is currently topping the baby name charts in Washington at position #1,133 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,349.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Florence is where you live.


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Florence origin and meaning

Florence is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means flourishing, prosperous. To see famous people named Florence, pop culture references for the name Florence and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Florence

We've found the following names that sound similar to Florence, sorted by popularity.

Florine / Florene / Florinda / Florencia / Florentina / Florentine / Florance / Floreine / Floriene / Florean /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122237
20113058
20102431
20093174
20082855
20073803
20062923
20053352
20042531
20032562
20022590
20012398
20002513
19992125
19981900
19972230
19961823
19951931
19941795
19931684
19922064
19911600
19901530
19891455
19881416
19871309
19861341
19851146
19841142
19831035
19821084
1981998
19801111
1979929
1978964
1977824
1976782
1975767
1974702
1973614
1972639
1971625
1970560
1969514
1968545
1967478
1966432
1965450
1964426
1963401
1962380
1961383
1960354
1959338
1958313
1957309
1956288
1955266
1954257
1953241
1952218
1951211
1950190
1949175
1948165
1947156
1946144
1945140
1944133
1943124
1942110
1941107
1940100
193995
193890
193781
193680
193574
193461
193349
193247
193143
193038
192935
192832
192728
192626
192524
192420
192318
192218
192117
192016
191914
191814
191714
191614
191514
191413
191313
191212
191112
191012

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington1133
Pennsylvania1458
Illinois1732
Texas2021
California2213
New York2349

Even more about Florence


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Florence a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Florence?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Florence
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 35,331
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +40

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