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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Floe

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Floe
A low, flat mass of floating ice.

Etymology: Cf. Dan. flag af iis, iisflage, Sw. flaga flake, isflaga, isflake. See Flag a flat stone

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A flat mass of ice (smaller than an ice field) floating at sea

Probably from Norwegian flo (“layer, slab”).

  1. A low, flat mass of floating ice.

Notable Persons Named Floe

Floe was born on March 6th, 1984.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Floe

Edgar Allen Floe is a hip hop music rapping and hip hop production. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Edgar was born on January 26th, 1980. Edgar is also known as Slicemysta.


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Popularity of Floe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Floe U.S.
  White 92.52% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Floe

People with the last name Floe are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Floe

  • How Popular is the name Floe? Floe is the 47,203rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Floe was the 152,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Floe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50 babies born with the first name Floe in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Floe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Floe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Floe is Wednesday, May 8th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Floe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Floe was in 1919 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Floe: Your name in reverse order is Eolf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ofle. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Floe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 107 people with the last name Floe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Floe? Floe is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • 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)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.