Place name and Spanish from Latin

Florida Origin and Meaning

The name Florida is a girl's name of Spanish, Latin origin meaning "flowery".
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20 Names Similar to Florida

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Famous People Named Florida

  • Florida FriebusAmerican actress

Florida in Pop Culture

  • Florida Evanscharacter on TV series "Good Times" and "Maude"
  • Florida Vervaincharacter in "A Foregone Conclusion" (1875) by William Dean Howells
  • FloridaUSA
  • Florida Manan Internet meme involving headlines for obscure crimes in Florida that usually begin with “Florida Man”

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