[ 1 syll. flo, fl-o ] The baby girl name Flo is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced FLOW †. Flo's origin is Native American and Latin, and its use, English. From Native American roots, its meaning is 'like an arrow'.
In addition, Flo is a shortening (English) of the English, German, Italian, Polish, and Russian Flora.
Flo is also a shortening (English) of the English and French Florence.
A form of Flo is the name Flow.
Flo is an uncommon baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1905, 0.009% of baby girls were named Flo. It was #671 in rank then. The baby name has seen a drop in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Flo, Florence was the most frequently used. In the last century Flo has primarily been a baby girl name.
† Pronunciation for Flo: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"