Meaning and Origin of Florida - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Florida

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Blooming flower; flourishing

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Spanish and southern Italian : from the female personal name Florida.
  • Spanish : habitational name from any of the numerous places called Florida or La Florida, from Spanish florido ‘blooming’, ‘full of blossom’.