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