Florida

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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 Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Flórída 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

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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)