Flora Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Flora:
Derived from the Latin floris (a flower). The name is borne in Roman mythology by the goddess of flowers and spring.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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From Latin. Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring.
- Famous real-life people named Flora
Flora MacDonald, 18th-century Scottish folk hero
Flora Cooke Stuart, loyal wife of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart
Flora Robson, English actress
Flora Tristan (born Flore Célestine Thérèse Henriette Tristán Moscoso Laisnay), French-Peruvian socialist, writer, and feminist activist.
Flora Thompson, English author, best known for her trilogy Lark Rise to Candleford
Flora Purim, Brazilian singer
- Flora in song, story & screen
Flora from Main Street
Flora is one of Babar's daughters
Flora Plum (Jodie Foster movie)
Flora Poste (played by Kate Beckinsale) from Cold Comfort Farm (novel and film)
Flora, one of the precocious but possibly possessed young charges in Henry James's The Turn of the Screw
Flora, one of the Three Good Fairies in Sleeping Beauty
Floradora Lomer Spaniola, Spiggie Lomer's snobbish sister who married for money and has a handsome, philandering husband, in the internet comic blog The Greasers of Hazzick Flats. http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com
Flora, a fairy from the show Winx Club