Florida

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Spanish florida = 'flowering' [1] [2]

The name of the American state is representing Pascua florida, literally 'flowering Easter', the Spanish name for Palm Sunday (referring to 20 March 1513, the day when the expedition of the Spanish explorer Ponce de León discovered the peninsula) [1]

Related Names

Florida
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Flórída
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Icelandic

See also Flora

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Florida
Genitive: Floridas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Florida
Genitive: Floridan
Partitive: Floridaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Florida
Genitive: Floridas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Florida
Genitive: Floridas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 21 people were named Florida (percentage of first or only given name: 19 %) [5]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[6]
37 50 37 50 0 0
Denmark Denmark[7]
8
n.a.
8
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
5
n.a.
5 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
n.a.
n.a.
16
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Florida.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Danish Family Search, https://www.danishfamilysearch.dk
  4. Riksarkivet/SVAR - Svensk arkivinformation: Sveriges befolkning 1880
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  6. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  7. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no