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Gender: Female Meaning of Fleur: "flower" Origin of Fleur: French

The name Fleur is a girl's name of French origin meaning "flower". Fleur and is often added to lists like Cool Girls' Names - Rare, Unique and Unusual and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

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 Number 21 in Holland, home of the tulip and other fleurs.

As for the literal translation, Flower, don't forget that it was the name of the little skunk in Bambi.

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Famous People Named Fleur

Fleur Fenton Cowles (born Florence Friedman), American journalist and editor
Fleur de Force, English makeup artist and YouTube personality
Fleur East, British pop singer
Fleur Houdijk, British actress
Fleur Jaeggy, Swiss author who writes in Italian
Fleur van Eeden, South African stuntwoman
Marie-Fleur "Fleur" Agema, Dutch politician and designer
Fleur Nicolette Andrea van de Kieft, Dutch field hockey player
Fleur, Duchess of Württemberg, b. 1977, daughter of Diane, Duchess of Württemberg
Harriet Fleur "Hatty" Dynevor (b. 2003), daughter of actress Sally Dynevor

Pop Culture References for the name Fleur

Fleur Delacour, character in the "Harry Potter" series
Fleur Forsyte, character in John Galsworthy's "Forsyte Saga"
Fleur-de-Lys de Gondelaurier, character in 'The Hunchback of Notre-Dame'
Fleur Pillager, character appearing in many of Louise Erdrich's novels
Fleur Flowers, fairy on animated TV series "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"
Fleur, character on British TV series 'Being Human'

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