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Nicknames For Florence: Read These 21+ Short Names For The Name Florence

February 14, 2020

Looking For Nicknames For Florence? Here Are 21 Nicknames For The Baby Name Florence

Thinking Of Picking The Baby Name Florence…? Here Are 19 Short Names

Are you thinking of using the baby name Florence, or looking for nicknames for Florence? Here are 21 nicknames for Florence, including common names, short names for Florence and more unusual nicknames.

We have a Florence, so I can tell you these nicknames are ALL tried and tested. P.S. – it’s a BRILLIANT name.

What Does The Name Florence Mean?

Nicknames for Florence - nick names and meaning of the name Florence

First, some background on the name Florence. It is an English baby name with Latin origins, meaning ‘flourishing’ or ‘prosperous.’

Although it is a traditional English name, it is also connected to the Italian city of Florence, of course!

How Popular Is The Name Florence?

Considered a ‘vintage’ baby name, Florence is a baby name one that has become more popular in recent years in the UK, and is now in the top 20 baby names used in the UK, following the trend for using baby names that were previously considered old-fashioned names.

in 2019 (the last recorded set of data on baby names) there were 2025 girls registered with the name Florence, and it was 15 on the list of UK baby names.

However, I can confirm that we are yet to meet another child of the same age named Florence.

You can also read our nicknames for Eliza and my favourite old fashioned baby names.

Famous Women Called Florence

  • Famous and notable people with the name Florence include Florence Nightingale, the pioneer of modern nursing. You can also read about our trip to the Florence Nightingale Museum in London.
  • Other famous Florences include the character from the 60s TV series The Magic Roundabout
  • And Florence Welch, lead singer in the band Florence And The Machine.
Nicknames for Florence - alternative nick names for the baby name Florence

19 Nick Names And Short Names For The Baby Name Florence:

13 Nicknames For Florence:

  1. Flo
  2. Florrie
  3. Flori
  4. Flora
  5. Floss
  6. Flossie
  7. Flory
  8. Fi
  9. Fifi
  10. Eff
  11. Effie
  12. Ren
  13. Rence

8 Less Obvious Nicknames For Florence:

  1. Florentine
  2. Florentina
  3. Florencia
  4. Flofy
  5. FloFlo
  6. Florida
  7. FloRida
  8. Florence and the Machine

The possibilities are endless!

Why Did We Pick The Name Florence For Our Baby?

Florence was our second baby name, and was actually an easier process than picking our first baby’s name. This time, my husband refused to discuss names till we knew the sex (that didn’t stop me trying!).

However, once we found out we were expecting a girl, we both sat down and went through our name book and picked ones we both liked, of which Florence was our favourite, especially as it’s also an old family name.

Both Alex and I are known by short versions of our names, so we knew we wanted something with nickname potential, and we could think of many names for Florence.

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