Flavia - Meaning of Flavia
[ 2 syll. fla-via, fl-av-ia ] The baby girl name Flavia is pronounced FLAA-VYaa in Italian and Spanish †. Flavia has its origins in the Latin language and it is used largely in Italian. It is derived from the word flavus with the meaning 'yellow, yellow-haired, blond'. The name was borne by several saints, including 1st century Flavia Domitilla, who was a daughter of Domitilla the Younger. The name was first used by English speakers in the 16th century. Flavia is the feminine equivalent of the Italian and Spanish Flavio.
The name Flavia is used to a great extent; it has 26 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Flavea, Flaveah, Flaviah, Flaviar, Flavien, Flaviere, Flavio, Flaviya, Flaviyah, Flavyere, Flawia, Fulvea, Fulveah, Fulvee, Fulvey, Fulvi, Fulvia, Fulviah, Fulvie, Fulviya, Fulviyah, and Fulvy.
Flavia is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Flavia include Flavie, Flavio, Fluffea, Fluffee, Fluffey, Fluffi, Fluffie, Fluffy, Fulvee, Fulvey, Fulvi, Fulvie, Fulvy, Philippe, Phillipe, Filipa, Fulvia, Philipa, Phillipa, and Phillippa.
† Pronunciation for Flavia: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)"