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Origin

  • Latin, Scottish

Meaning/history

  • goddess of flowers and the spring,
  • Flowers and nature

Nicknames

  • Flo, Flora Dora,
  • Flossie,
  • Fluff

Interesting Floras

  • Flora Thompson, author of Lark Rise to Candleford,
  • Flora Robson, actress,
  • Flora McDonald (saved Bonnie Prince Charle),
  • Flora - key character in Henry James' novella, and later Britten opera, 'Turn of the Screw',
  • Flora Poste - Stella Gibbons "Cold Comfort Farm",
  • Flora Annie Steel- English writer,
  • Flora Annie Steel- English writer

Unfortunate Floras

  • Flora Burn- a Pirate in the 1700s,
  • Flora Burn- a Pirate in the 1700s

Flora goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Fleur,
  • Eliza,
  • Joan,
  • Adelya

When I hear Flora
I think of...

  • margarine,
  • flowers,
  • Spring,
  • Roman Gods
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