Fleur Origin and Meaning

The name Fleur is a girl's name of French origin meaning "flower".

Fleur is a generic, delicate flower name that emigrated into the English-speaking world when John Galsworthy bestowed it on one of the Forsytes in his celebrated saga. More recently, there was Fleur Delacour, a French witch and the Beauxbatons champion for the Triwizard Tournament in Harry Potter.

Fleur is currently in the Top 100 in Belgium and the Netherlands, home of the tulip and other fleurs.

# 397 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Fleur

  • Fleur Fenton Cowles (born Florence Friedman)American journalist and editor
  • Fleur de ForceEnglish makeup artist and YouTube personality
  • Fleur EastBritish pop singer
  • Fleur HoudijkBritish actress
  • Fleur JaeggySwiss author who writes in Italian
  • Fleur van EedenSouth African stuntwoman
  • MarieFleur "Fleur" Agema, Dutch politician and designer
  • Fleur Nicolette Andrea van de KieftDutch field hockey player
  • FleurDuchess of W├╝rttemberg, b. 1977, daughter of Diane, Duchess of W├╝rttemberg
  • Harriet Fleur "Hatty" Dynevor (b. 2003)daughter of actress Sally Dynevor

Fleur in Pop Culture

  • Fleur Delacourcharacter in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Fleur Forsytecharacter in John Galsworthy's "Forsyte Saga"
  • Fleurde,Lys de Gondelaurier, character in 'The Hunchback of Notre,Dame'
  • Fleur Pillagercharacter appearing in many of Louise Erdrich's novels
  • Fleur Flowersfairy on animated TV series "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"
  • Fleurcharacter on British TV series 'Being Human'