Florentine Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Florence:
Medieval English form of the Latin Florentia, which is derived from florens (blooming, flourishing, prosperous). The name was made popular by Florence Nightingale (1820 - 1910), a nurse in the Crimean War who is regarded as the founder of modern nursing.
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Florrie, Flossie, Flora, Lori, Tine, Tina, Lennie, Lettie, Ren, Rina, Flo, Reni
- Meanings and history of the name Florentine
French form of Florentina, from the Latin florens, meaning "blossoming, flourishing."
Originally a term meaning "of or pertaining to the Italian city of Florence."
Pronounced: FLAWR-uhn-teen or FLOR-uhn-tahyn
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