Flo

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
225
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Flo

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Flo
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Etymology: AS. flā flān

Notable Persons Named Flo

Flo Hyman was a volleyball player. Flo was born on July 31st, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She died on January 24th, 1986.

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Flo is also known as The Progressive Girl.

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Flo Bojaj is a soccer player for the Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Boreham Wood F.C., and Albania national under-17 football team. Flo was born on April 13th, 1996 in Kosovo.

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Flo Steinberg is a comics creator.

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Flo Ankah is an actress, singer, filmmaker, actor, and filmmaking. Flo was given the name Florence Annequin in Bourgoin-Jallieu, France. Flo is also known as Floanne.

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Flo Allen was a in the fields of artists' model and model (art). Flo was given the name Florence Wysinger Allen on March 14th, 1913 in Oakland, California. She passed away on June 1st, 1997.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Flo

Tore André Flo is a soccer player for the Sogndal Fotball, Tromsø IL, SK Brann, Chelsea F.C., Rangers F.C., Sunderland A.F.C., S.S. Robur Siena, Vålerenga Fotball, Leeds United F.C., Milton Keynes Dons F.C., and Norway national football team. Tore was born on June 15th, 1973 in Flo, Norway.

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Flo is also known as The Progressive Girl.

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Jostein Flo is a soccer player for the Strømsgodset IF, Molde FK, Lierse S.K., Sogndal Fotball, Sheffield United F.C., and Norway national football team. Jostein was born on October 3rd, 1964 in Flo, Norway.

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Håvard Flo is a soccer player for the Stryn TIL, Sogndal Fotball, Aarhus Gymnastikforening, SV Werder Bremen, Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., and Norway national football team. Håvard was born on April 4th, 1970 in Flo, Norway.

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Per-Egil Flo is a soccer player for the Molde FK, Stryn TIL, Sogndal Fotball, Norway national under-21 football team, and Norway national football team. Per-Egil was born on January 18th, 1989 in Stryn.

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Ulrik Flo is a soccer player for the Silkeborg IF, Stryn TIL, Sogndal Fotball, and Odds BK. Ulrik was born on October 6th, 1988 in Stryn.

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How popular is the baby name Flo in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 7 7 0
1884 7 7 0
1886 6 6 0
1887 12 12 0
1888 10 10 0
1889 14 14 0
1890 14 14 0
1891 24 24 0
1892 18 18 0
1893 11 11 0
1894 22 22 0
1895 19 19 0
1896 15 15 0
1897 20 20 0
1898 20 20 0
1899 21 21 0
1900 14 14 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 18 18 0
1903 21 21 0
1904 22 22 0
1905 28 28 0
1906 16 16 0
1907 24 24 0
1908 16 16 0
1909 18 18 0
1910 27 27 0
1911 19 19 0
1912 29 29 0
1913 20 20 0
1914 29 29 0
1915 39 39 0
1916 56 56 0
1917 57 57 0
1918 46 46 0
1919 36 36 0
1920 52 52 0
1921 49 49 0
1922 34 34 0
1923 35 35 0
1924 38 38 0
1925 39 39 0
1926 41 41 0
1927 53 53 0
1928 54 54 0
1929 40 40 0
1930 52 52 0
1931 35 35 0
1932 48 48 0
1933 40 40 0
1934 39 39 0
1935 39 39 0
1936 40 40 0
1937 32 32 0
1938 33 33 0
1939 37 37 0
1940 29 29 0
1941 31 31 0
1942 28 28 0
1943 27 27 0
1944 39 39 0
1945 20 20 0
1946 22 22 0
1947 27 27 0
1948 16 16 0
1949 15 15 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 12 12 0
1953 11 11 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 21 21 0
1956 14 14 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 17 17 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 12 12 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 11 11 0
1964 6 6 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 8 8 0
1970 7 7 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Flo

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Popularity of Flo as a first name

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Popularity of Flo as a last name

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Common last names for Flo

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  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • White
  • Collins
  • Cook

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Flo U.S.
  White 74.22% 64.26%
  African American 4.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 17.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Flo

People with the last name Flo are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Flo

  • How Popular is the name Flo? Flo is the 6,605th most popular name of all time. As a last name Flo was the 83,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Flo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,089 babies born with the first name Flo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Flo to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Flo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Flo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Flo is Thursday, April 29th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Flo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Flo was in 1917 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Flo Factoid: According to the 1933 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Flo is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1933.
  • Weird things about the name Flo: Your name in reverse order is Olf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lfo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Flo? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 225 people with the last name Flo.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Flo? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Flo as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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