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Florence Name Meaning

from the personal name Florence, used by both sexes (Latin Florentius (masculine) and Florentia (feminine), ultimately from flos, genitive floris ‘flower’). Both names were borne by several early Christian martyrs, but in the Middle Ages the masculine name was far more common. local name for someone from Florence in Italy, originally named in Latin as Florentia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lawrence, Llorente, Flore, Lorette, Morency, Florendo, Clarence

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Florence Family Origin

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Florence Family Occupations

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  • Tailoress

    27%
  • Upholstrer

    18%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    9%
  • Cook

    9%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Florence family was Cook. Tailoress, Upholstrer and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Florence. The most common Florence occupation in Canada was Tailoress. 27% of Florence's were Tailoresss.

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