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Gender: Female Meaning of Florida: "flowery" Origin of Florida: Latin

The name Florida is a girl's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "flowery". Florida and is often added to lists like American Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven Hell Purgatory -- GIRLS".

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Lacks the cachet of some newer place-names.

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Famous People Named Florida

Florida Friebus, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Florida

Florida Evans, character on TV series "Good Times" and "Maude"
Florida Vervain, character in "A Foregone Conclusion" (1875) by William Dean Howells
Florida, USA
Florida Man, an Internet meme involving headlines for obscure crimes in Florida that usually begin with “Florida Man