Fleur - Meaning of Fleur
[ 1 syll. fleu(r), fl-e-ur ] The baby girl name Fleur is pronounced FLAHR in English or FLUUR in Dutch and French †. Fleur's origin is French and Latin, and its use, Dutch, English, and French. French origin: The first name is from the French common word fleur, and it was first used in medieval France. The name was adopted by English speakers in the 20th century stemming from its appearance as the name of the heroine in the John Galsworthy novel The Forsyte Saga (1922).
In addition, Fleur is an English and French form of the English, German, Italian, Polish, and Russian Flora.
Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of the name Fleur.
See also the related form, the English Blossom.
Fleur is irregularly used as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
† Pronunciation for Fleur: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; UU as in "feu (French)"