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Gender: Female Meaning of Flossie: "flourishing, prosperous" Origin of Flossie: Diminutive of Florence

The name Flossie is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "flourishing, prosperous". Flossie and is often added to lists like Vintage Nicknames for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quintuplet Game-GIRLS".

From the experts:

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" Wong-Staal, Chinese-American virologist
Katherine "Flossie" Bailey, American civil rights activist
Flossie Gomile-Chidyaonga, Malawian diplomat
Flossie M Byrd, American economist
Flossie Elizabeth Page, American supercentenarian

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