Diminutive of Florence
"flourishing, prosperous"

Flossie Origin and Meaning

The name Flossie is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "flourishing, prosperous".

Flossie was an extremely popular Florence nickname that was used independently in the early twentieth century, given to over five hundred girls per year a century ago. Flossie was one of the younger twins in the iconic children's book series The Bobbsey Twins, first published in 1904. Appealing, if a little cutesy--sweet as candy floss. A similar name is Florrie.

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Famous People Named Flossie

  • Yee Ching "Flossie" WongStaal, Chinese,American virologist
  • Katherine "Flossie" BaileyAmerican civil rights activist
  • Flossie GomileChidyaonga, Malawian diplomat
  • Flossie M ByrdAmerican economist
  • Flossie Elizabeth PageAmerican supercentenarian
  • Florence "Flossie" Scovel ShinnAmerican artist and author
  • Florence "Flossie" van StratenAmerican naval engineer
  • Flossie Mae Haggardmother of country singer Merle Haggard

Flossie in Pop Culture

  • Flossie Bobbseyone of The Bobbsey Twins; twin of brother Freddie
  • Flossie Devinecharacter in book/film "The Milagro Beanfield War"
  • Florence "Flossie" Burnscharacter in the Ukridge series by P.G. Wodehouse
  • "Flossie & the Fox" children's book by Pat McKissack