Florian Family History
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Florian Name Meaning
Italian, French, Spanish (Florián), Polish, Czech and Slovak (Florián), Slovenian (Florjan, Florijan), German (Austrian), Hungarian (Flórián), and Romanian: from a medieval personal name (Latin Florianus, a further derivative of Florius); (see Fleury, borne by a 3rd-century saint who was drowned in Noricum during the persecutions of Christians under Diocletian and became the patron of Upper Austria, widely invoked as a protector from the danger of fires.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press