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Gender: M Meaning of Florin: "flower; flourishing" Origin of Florin: French and Romanian form of Ancient Roman Florinus

Florin is one of the legion of names derived from the root word for flower, most of them like Flora and Florence used for girls. But the boys' form Florin is popular in France, along with sister name Flore. There was a ninth century Swiss St. Florin. The related Florian was the name of a second century Roman saint.

The florin was an old coin which now survives in videogames.

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Saint Florin of Remus, 9th-century saint

Pop Culture References for the name Florin

Florin is a significant location in the novel "The Princess Bride".
Florin is a money format originally derived from gold coins struck in Florence, Italy. The format was also borrowed by many other countries such as the Australian Florin, and the Aruban Florin which is still in use today.