Fleur: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Fleur | Girls
Origin of the name Fleur:
Derived from the Old French fleur (flower). Its use as a name in England began in the Middle Ages. It is rarely used as a given name in Franch, which prefers the names of saints and martyrs.
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Used occasionally in Angevin England.
83 Fleurs born in England/Wales in 2007.
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- Nicknames for Fleur: | Edit
Fleurette, Fleurance, Fleurrie, Florrie.
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From French, meaning "flower".
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St. Fleur/Flora of Beaulieu
Fleur de Rhé-Philipe, English politician
Fleur Adock, New Zealand poet and Queen's Medal recipient
Fleur Saville, New Zealand actress
Fleur Cowles, American journalist, magazine editor, and artist (born Florence Friedman)
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Fleur Delacour, character in the "Harry Potter" novels. Her name translates as "flower of the court". First seen in The Goblet Of Fire.
Fleur Forsythe, daughter of Soames Forsythe and his French wife Annette in the classic novel "The Forsythe Saga". She gets her name when her mother, seeing her soon after birth, says, "Ma petite fleur!" ("My little flower!").
Fleur Lyttelton, character in the "Virgin Bought and paid for" novel by Robyn Donald.Beautiful sophisticated and eloquent young woman.
Global Popularity of the Name Fleur
- #20 in Netherlands
- #45 in Belgium