Florentine


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Latin
Meaning: “prosperous; flourishing.”

The name is German or French form of the Latin female name, Florentina, which is a feminine form of the Late Latin male name Florentinus, which is ultimately derived from florens (prosperous, flourishing).

Currently, Florentine is the 197th most popular female name in Germany, (2011).

Other forms of the name include:

  • Florentine (Dutch/French/German)
  • Florentina (German/Italian/Latin/Spanish)
  • Florentyna (Polish)
Masculine forms include the French, Florentin and the Italian, Florentino.

 

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